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Portugal

 

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 Portugal
All information: Portugal
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:92,225 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:10,325,000 323,128,000
Official language:Portuguese English

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Government

Government form:Semi-presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1143 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Lisbon Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:112.0 32.9
Life expectancy males:78.2 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:84.2 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:8.40 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:10.70 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:2.50 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:82 74
Civil rights:87 99
Health:85 70
Security:99 67
Climate:70 65
Cost of Living:48 33
Popularity:73 92


Economy

Currency: Euro (1 EUR = 100 Cent) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:9.0 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:0.61 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:79.40 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:39.80 % 43.80 %
Average income:17,589 € 50,323 €
Corruption index:63 (moderate) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:181,627 Mio €17.59 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:181,583 Mio €17.59 M € 16,260,820 M €50.32 M €
Exported goods:74,273 M €7.19 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:70,506 M €6.83 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:82,900 km8.03 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:3,075 km0.30 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Waterways:210 km0.02 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:1090.011 3930.001
Airports:640.006 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:47.03 bn kWh4.55 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:49.66 bn kWh4.81 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:9.70 bn kWh939,523.03 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:4.62 bn kWh447,050.65 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:45.05 m t4,363.27 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+351 +1
Internet domain:.pt .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:4,787,677464 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:11,572,0851,121 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:3,748,000363 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:7,270,959704 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Portugal and United States

Daytime temperatures:21.2 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:12.2 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:16.9 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:74 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:11 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:74.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:7.3 7.2


Native languages

Portuguese:99.0 % 0.2 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:84.3 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:6.8 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:8.9 % 18.4 %