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United States

Area (km²)9,833,517719
ContinentNorth AmericaAsia
Land area (km²)9,147,593709
Water area (km²)685,92410
Land boundaries (km)12,0480
Border countries
  • Canada
  • Mexico
Coastline (km)19,924193
Mean elevation (m)760-
Lowest point (m)-860
Highest point (m)6,190166
Official languages
  • English
  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • Tamil
Long country nameUnited States of AmericaRepublic of Singapore
Short country nameUnited StatesSingapore
Long local name-Republic of Singapore
Short local name-Singapore
Government typeConstitutional federal republicParliamentary republic
CapitalWashington, DCSingapore
GDP (PPP) (USD)19,490,000,000,000528,100,000,000
GDP (OER) (USD)19,490,000,000,000323,900,000,000
GDP (real growth rate) (%)2.23.6
GDP - per capita (PPP) (USD)59,80094,100
Gross national saving (% of GDP)18.946.5
Labor force160,400,0003,657,000
Unemployment rate (%)4.42.2
Population below poverty line (%)15.1-
Budget revenues (USD)3,315,000,000,00050,850,000,000
Budget expenditures (USD)3,981,000,000,00051,870,000,000
Military expenditures (% of GDP)3.423.3
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP)1715.7
Budget surplus or deficit (% of GDP)-3.4-0.3
Public debt (% of GDP)78.8111.1
Inflation rate (%)2.10.6
Central bank discount rate (%)0.52.15
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)4.15.28
Stock of narrow money (USD)3,512,000,000,000137,400,000,000
Stock of broad money (USD)3,512,000,000,000137,400,000,000
Stock of domestic credit (USD)21,590,000,000,000471,200,000,000
Market value of publicly traded shares (USD)25,070,000,000,000809,400,000,000
Current account balance (USD)-449,100,000,00060,990,000,000
Exports (USD)1,553,000,000,000396,800,000,000
Imports (USD)2,361,000,000,000312,100,000,000
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (USD)123,300,000,000279,900,000,000
External debt (USD)17,910,000,000,000566,100,000,000
National currencyUS DollarSingapore dollars
National currency (code)USDSGD
National currency (symbol)$$
National currency rate to USD-1.3

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