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 Netherlands
All information: Netherlands
 
 United States
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Area:41,540 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:17,133,000 325,719,000
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 km²:412.4 33.1
Life expectancy males:79.9 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:83.2 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:10.10 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:8.70 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:1.90 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:88 73
Civil rights:100 99
Health:90 70
Security:100 63
Climate:21 65
Cost of Living:40 33
Popularity:82 94


Economy

Currency: Euro (1 EUR = 100 Cent) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.9 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:0.32 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:108.60 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:40.70 % 43.80 %
Average income:40,878 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:82 (good) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:731,345 Mio €42.69 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:700,425 Mio €40.88 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:632,337 M €36.91 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:547,533 M €31.96 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:138,641 km8.09 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Railways:3,058 km0.18 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:6,237 km0.36 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:7440.043 3930.001
Airports:290.002 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:106.00 bn kWh6.19 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:102.50 bn kWh5.98 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:19.34 bn kWh1.13 m kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:24.26 bn kWh1.42 m kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:167.30 m t9,765.05 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+31 +1
Internet domain:.nl .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:6,774,000395 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:20,890,0001,219 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:13,699,000800 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:15,397,270899 246,147,996756



Climate

Detailed info for: Netherlands and United States

Daytime temperatures:14.4 °C 18.8 °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:4.7 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 %