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 Netherlands
All information: Netherlands
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:41,540 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:17,232,000 326,688,000
Official language:Dutch English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary constitutional monarchy Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1581 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Amsterdam Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:414.8 33.2
Life expectancy males:80.2 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:83.4 years 81.1 years
Average age:41.8 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:9.70 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:8.90 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:1.90 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:84 75
Civil rights:100 96
Health:90 68
Security:99 63
Climate:21 64
Cost of Living:38 36
Popularity:83 92


Economy

Currency: Euro (1 EUR = 100 Cent) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:3.2 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:2.63 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:109.70 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:41.20 % 36.60 %
Average income:45,788 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:82 (good) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:816,131 Mio €47.36 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:788,956 Mio €45.79 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:688,725 M €39.97 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:601,639 M €34.91 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:139,124 km8.07 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Railways:3,058 km0.18 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:6,237 km0.36 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:1,2170.071 3,6730.011
Airports:290.002 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:108.80 bn kWh6.31 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:109.30 bn kWh6.34 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:19.34 bn kWh1.12 m kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:24.26 bn kWh1.41 m kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:167.30 m t9,709.08 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+31 +1
Internet domain:.nl .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:5,900,000342 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:21,108,0001,225 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:13,699,000795 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:16,320,428947 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:4.70 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:3.51 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.4 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:87.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:25.8 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Netherlands and United States

Daytime temperatures:14.4 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:6.6 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:81 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:8 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:129.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:4.8 7.2


Native languages

Dutch:95.6 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Fries:3.7 % n/a
Arabic:0.9 % n/a
Turkish:0.8 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
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:-1.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:47.0 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:42.0 % n/a
Islam:5.0 % 0.6 %
Jewry:0.2 % 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:5.8 % 18.4 %