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 Malaysia
All information: Malaysia
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:330,345 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:31,529,000 326,688,000
Official language:Malay English

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Government

Government form:Federal constitutional monarchy Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1957 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Kuala Lumpur Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:95.4 33.2
Life expectancy males:74.1 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:78.2 years 81.1 years
Average age:27.4 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:16.75 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:5.09 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.30 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:77 75
Civil rights:62 96
Health:50 68
Security:92 63
Climate:41 64
Cost of Living:47 36
Popularity:79 92


Economy

Currency: Ringgit (1 MYR = 100 Sen) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:3.3 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:0.66 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:59.60 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:38.70 % 36.60 %
Average income:9,460 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:53 (moderate) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:320,305 Mio €10.16 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:298,207 Mio €9.46 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:220,160 M €6.98 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:197,710 M €6.27 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:144,403 km4.58 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Railways:1,851 km0.06 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:7,200 km0.23 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:1,7480.055 3,6730.011
Airports:1140.004 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:136.90 bn kWh4.34 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:148.30 bn kWh4.70 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:3.00 m kWh95.15 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:33.00 m kWh1,046.67 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:242.82 m t7,701.63 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+60 +1
Internet domain:.my .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:6,433,300204 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:42,413,4001,345 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:422,47013 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:25,601,542812 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.90 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.51 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:16.7 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.9 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:81.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:21.5 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Malaysia and United States

Daytime temperatures:31.9 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:24.4 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:28.2 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:84 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:25 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:151.2 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.4 7.2


Native languages

English:1.6 % 82.1 %
Malay:58.4 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:7.4 % 0.6 %
Tamil:3.9 % n/a
Hakka:3.3 % n/a
Iban:2.8 % n/a
Dusun:1.1 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:21.5 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:9.2 % 78.5 %
Islam:61.3 % 0.6 %
Buddhism:19.8 % 0.7 %
Hinduism:6.3 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
nondenominational:0.8 % n/a
other:2.6 % 18.4 %