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 Norway
All information: Norway
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:385,203 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:5,348,000 328,240,000
Official language:Norwegian English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary constitutional monarchy Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1905 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Oslo Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:13.9 33.4
Life expectancy males:81.1 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:84.5 years 81.1 years
Average age:39.0 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:10.40 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:7.70 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:4.00 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:89 74
Civil rights:100 83
Health:91 74
Climate:16 64
Cost of Living:38 38
Popularity:49 85


Economy

Currency:Norwegian Krone (1 NOK = 100 Øre) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:3.4 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:2.17 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:143.80 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:36.20 % 36.60 %
Average income:73,694 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:84 (good) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:360,283 Mio €67.37 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:394,114 Mio €73.70 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:132,594 M €24.79 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:126,224 M €23.60 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:94,902 km17.75 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:4,200 km0.79 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,577 km0.29 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:1,5760.295 3,6730.011
Airports:950.018 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:122.20 bn kWh22.85 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:147.70 bn kWh27.62 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:15.53 bn kWh2.90 m kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:5.74 bn kWh1.07 m kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:41.02 m t7,670.82 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+47 +1
Internet domain:.no .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:560,945105 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:5,720,8921,070 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:3,588,000671 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:5,240,938980 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:3.90 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:4.63 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.3 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.04 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.0 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:91.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:20.2 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Norway and United States

Daytime temperatures:9.0 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:2.1 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:8.8 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:78 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:6 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:134.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:4.0 7.2


Native languages

Norwegian:96.6 % n/a
English:0.5 % 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Danish:0.4 % n/a
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Swedish:0.3 % n/a
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:2.2 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:87.8 % 78.5 %
Islam:2.3 % 1.1 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:9.9 % 15.3 %