UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Capital Washington, D.C.
Area (km2) 9 629 090
Total population (thousands, 2017) 325 719
Population density (per km2) 34
National currency US dollar (USD)
National statistical office www.usa.gov/statistics
Office of Management and Budget
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2007 38%
   hourly wage, 2011 11%
Women in part-time employment, 2006
   percentage of employed women 25%
Female tertiary students, 2013
   percentage of total for both sexes 56%
Female victims of homicide, 2007
   percentage of total for both sexes 21%
Women researchers
   percentage of total for both sexes ..
Life expectancy at birth, 2014
   females, years 81.2
   males, years 76.4
Life expectancy at 65, 2014
   females, years 20.5
   males, years 18.0
Total fertility rate, 2015
   average number of children per woman 1.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2015
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 22.3
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2015
   age in years 26.4
 
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
0.6
1.8
1.0
1.6
1.7
1.7
Unemployment rate
 (%)
8.9
8.1
7.4
6.2
5.3
4.9
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
17.3
16.2
15.6
13.4
11.6
10.4
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 20 580 223
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 62 981
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 12.2
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 15.3
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 51 728
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   USD per USD, US=1, 2018 1.000
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
34
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
127
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 149 910
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 108 394
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 8 463
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 114
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 31 963
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 2 445 138
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2015 5 356 301
      million tonne-kilometres, 2015 2 990 197
The data under "gender pay gap, monthly earnings" actually pertain to the gender pay gap, weekly earnings. Source: United States Current Population Survey.