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United States of America
Summary statistics
Region Northern America  
Currency U.S. Dollar (USD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 9629091  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 313085  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 32.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Washington, D.C. (4705)  
United Nations membership date 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 14991300  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 14419400  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 12564300  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 1.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 2.4  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 47882.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 46457.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 42330.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 48585.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 47056.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 42977.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 14.7  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 14.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 19.5  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 -465920  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -441960  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -745780  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 131 All urban consumers.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 127 All urban consumers.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113 All urban consumers.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 100  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 95  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 101  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 106  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 107  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 8.9 Age group 16 years and over.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 9.6 Age group 16 years and over.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 5.1 Age group 16 years and over.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ... Age group 16 years and over.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 16.7 Age group 16 years and over. Excludes electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and water supply.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 20.6 Age group 16 years and over. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ... Age group 16 years and over.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 1.6 Age group 16 years and over.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 1.6 Age group 16 years and over. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 57.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 57.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 58.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 70.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 70.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 72.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 62711  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 59796  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 49206  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ... Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Johnston Atoll, Midway Islands and Wake Island.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 1524720 Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Johnston Atoll, Midway Islands and Wake Island. 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 1455430 Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Johnston Atoll, Midway Islands and Wake Island.  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 153.8  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 138.6  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 127.6  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 77.9  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 74.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 68.0  
Exports (million US$) 2011 1479730.0 Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.  
Imports (million US$) 2011 2262586.0 Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -782855.3 Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 Canada (19.0), Mexico (13.4), China (7.0) Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 China (18.4), Canada (14.1), Mexico (11.7) Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.6  
Urban population (%) 2012 82.7  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 20.1  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 21.0/17.2  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 97.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 81.3/76.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 6.5  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.1  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 78.6 Age group 15 to 44 years.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 42813.3/13.5 Estimates include persons born in other United States territories and American citizens at birth who were born abroad and reside in the United States.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 276484 Excludes individuals whose decisions on their asylum claims with the Executive Office for Immigration Review are pending.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 5.4  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 98.8/98.7  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 57.1  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.9/6.6  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 17.0 The total refers to all voting members of the House.  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 1203  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 33.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 5295228/17.0 Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Johnston Atoll, Midway Islands and Wake Island.  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 6486.0 Includes Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Johnston Atoll, Midway Islands and Wake Island.  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 981  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 9.6/19.4  
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