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United States

Area (km²)9,833,517430
ContinentNorth AmericaNorth America
Land area (km²)9,147,593430
Water area (km²)685,9240
Land boundaries (km)12,0480
Border countries
  • Canada
  • Mexico
Coastline (km)19,92497
Mean elevation (m)760-
Lowest point (m)-860
Highest point (m)6,190336
Official languages
  • English
  • English
Long country nameUnited States of America-
Short country nameUnited StatesBarbados
Government typeConstitutional federal republicParliamentary democracy
CapitalWashington, DCBridgetown
GDP (PPP) (USD)19,490,000,000,0005,218,000,000
GDP (OER) (USD)19,490,000,000,0004,990,000,000
GDP (real growth rate) (%)2.2-0.2
GDP - per capita (PPP) (USD)59,80018,600
Gross national saving (% of GDP)18.97.2
Labor force160,400,000144,000
Unemployment rate (%)4.410.1
Population below poverty line (%)15.1-
Budget revenues (USD)3,315,000,000,0001,466,000,000
Budget expenditures (USD)3,981,000,000,0001,664,000,000
Military expenditures (% of GDP)3.42-
Taxes and other revenues (% of GDP)1729.4
Budget surplus or deficit (% of GDP)-3.4-4
Public debt (% of GDP)78.8157.3
Inflation rate (%)2.14.4
Central bank discount rate (%)0.57
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)4.18.1
Stock of narrow money (USD)3,512,000,000,0002,470,000,000
Stock of broad money (USD)3,512,000,000,0002,470,000,000
Stock of domestic credit (USD)21,590,000,000,0006,184,000,000
Market value of publicly traded shares (USD)25,070,000,000,0004,495,000,000
Current account balance (USD)-449,100,000,000-189,000,000
Exports (USD)1,553,000,000,000485,400,000
Imports (USD)2,361,000,000,0001,520,000,000
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (USD)123,300,000,000264,500,000
External debt (USD)17,910,000,000,0004,490,000,000
National currencyUS DollarBarbadian dollars
National currency (code)USDBBD
National currency (symbol)$$
National currency rate to USD-2

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