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 Vietnam
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 United States
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Area:331,230 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:96,462,000 328,240,000
Official language:Vietnamese English

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Government

Government form:Republic (communist one-party system) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1945 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Hanoi Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:291.2 33.4
Life expectancy males:71.2 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:79.4 years 81.1 years
Average age:29.8 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:16.75 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.32 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.30 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:66 74
Civil rights:34 83
Health:54 74
Climate:53 64
Cost of Living:46 38
Popularity:36 85


Economy

Currency: Dong (1 VND = 10 Hào = 100 Xu) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.0 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:2.80 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:58.00 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:37.60 % 36.60 %
Average income:2,269 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:37 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:233,963 Mio €2.43 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:218,798 Mio €2.27 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:250,849 M €2.60 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:233,750 M €2.42 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:195,468 km2.03 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:2,600 km0.03 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:47,130 km0.49 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:1,8630.019 3,6730.011
Airports:450.000 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:143.20 bn kWh1.48 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:158.20 bn kWh1.64 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:713.00 m kWh7,391.50 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:2.73 bn kWh28,332.37 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:192.67 m t1,997.34 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+84 +1
Internet domain:.vn .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:3,658,00538 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:136,230,4061,412 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:189,5532 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:66,269,467687 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:2.60 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.82 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:6.0 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.09 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:1.8 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:92.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:22.8 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Vietnam and United States

Daytime temperatures:29.4 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.6 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:26.8 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:80 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:22 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:110.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.4 7.2


Native languages

Vietnamese:86.8 % 0.2 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Tho:1.8 % n/a
Thai:1.6 % n/a
Muong:1.5 % n/a
Khmer:1.4 % n/a
Chinese:1.4 % 0.9 %
Nung:1.1 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
Man:0.7 % n/a
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:3.7 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:8.3 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:73.2 % n/a
Buddhism:12.2 % 0.7 %
Caodaism:4.8 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hoahaoism:1.4 % n/a
Islam:0.1 % 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
other:0.0 % 15.3 %