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Sweden

 

South Africa

 Sweden
All information: Sweden
 
 South Africa
All information: South Africa
 
Area:447,430 km² 1,219,090 km²
Population:10,285,000 58,558,000
Official language:Swedish Zulu

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary constitutional monarchy Parliamentary republic
Independent since:836 n.Chr. 1910 n.Chr.
Capital:Stockholm Pretoria


Population

Inhabitants per km²:23.0 48.0
Life expectancy males:80.9 years 60.5 years
Life expectancy females:84.3 years 67.4 years
Average age:41.0 years 26.0 years
Birthrate:11.40 ‰ 20.51 ‰
Deathrate:9.10 ‰ 9.44 ‰
Migrationrate:5.20 ‰ -0.20 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:85 47
Civil rights:100 52
Health:87 31
Climate:18 96
Cost of Living:43 47
Popularity:53 39


Economy

Currency:Swedish Krone (1 SEK = 100 Öre) South African Rand (1 ZAR =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:6.5 % 28.2 %
Inflation rate:1.78 % 4.12 %
Cost of Living:112.30 % 65.70 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:49.10 % 29.20 %
Average income:49,879 € 5,395 €
Corruption index:85 (good) 44 (bad)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:474,170 Mio €46.10 M € 313,918 M €5.36 M €
Gross national product:512,996 Mio €49.88 M € 315,792 M €5.39 M €
Exported goods:223,047 M €21.69 M € 93,654 M €1.60 M €
Imported goods:207,284 M €20.15 M € 92,110 M €1.57 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:573,134 km55.72 km 750,000 km12.81 km
Railways:14,127 km1.37 km 20,986 km0.36 km
Harbours:3600.035 1030.002
Airports:2310.022 4070.007


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:133.50 bn kWh12.98 m kWh 207.10 bn kWh3.54 m kWh
Energy production:152.90 bn kWh14.87 m kWh 234.50 bn kWh4.00 m kWh
Energy export:26.02 bn kWh2.53 m kWh 16.55 bn kWh282,624.47 kWh
Energy imports:14.29 bn kWh1.39 m kWh 10.56 bn kWh180,333.20 kWh
CO2 emissions:43.25 m t4,205.19 t 476.64 m t8,139.65 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+46 +27
Internet domain:.se .za
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,924,972187 2,024,73035
Mobile phones:12,678,3741,233 96,972,4591,656
Internet server:5,978,000581 4,761,00081
Internet users:9,719,079945 32,890,655562



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:2.60 2.80
Physicians per 1000 inh.:5.40 0.91
Diabetes sufferers:4.8 % 12.7 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 5.2 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:87.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:18.8 % 20.3 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Sweden and South Africa

Daytime temperatures:9.5 °C 24.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:1.7 °C 11.8 °C
Water temperature:8.5 °C 19.6 °C
Relative humidity:80 % 64 %
Absolute humidity:6 g/m³ 10 g/m³
Rain days per year:110.4 57.6
Sunshine hours per day:4.9 8.5


Native languages

Swedish:89.5 % n/a
Zulu:n/a 22.7 %
Xhosa:n/a 16.0 %
Afrikaans:n/a 13.5 %
English:n/a 9.6 %
Sepedi:n/a 9.1 %
Tswana:n/a 8.0 %
Sotho:n/a 7.6 %
Tsonga:n/a 4.5 %
Swazi:n/a 2.5 %
Finnish:2.4 % n/a
Venda:n/a 2.4 %
Ndebele:n/a 2.1 %
North Slavic languages:1.3 % n/a
Arabic:0.8 % n/a
Spanish:0.6 % n/a
Norwegian:0.5 % n/a
other:4.9 % 2.0 %


Religions

Christianity:87.0 % 68.6 %
nondenominational:n/a 15.1 %
Islam:n/a 1.5 %
Jewry:0.2 % 0.2 %
other:12.8 % 14.6 %