United States

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United States

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Australia vs United States

United States

How does Australia compare to United States?

  • 2.3 years longer life expectancy at birth

    82.4 yearsvs80.1 years
  • 2.7 years longer life expectancy at birth for females

    85 yearsvs82.3 years
  • 19.89% lower obesity rate among adults

  • 15.75% higher percentage of internet users

  • 0.81% wider access to improved water sources

  • 6% more education expenditures

    5.3% of GDPvs5% of GDP
  • 91.07% lower population density

    3 people/km²vs33.6 people/km²
  • 99.695% less COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)


How does United States compare to Australia?

  • 2.06x more forests

  • 1.2% lower unemployment rate

  • 10 415.00$ higher GDP per capita

    62 606.00$vs52191$
  • 303.8million more inhabitants

    329.26 millionvs25.456 million
  • 31.75% lower youth unemployment rate

  • 1.85x more health expenditures

    17.1% of GDPvs9.25% of GDP
  • 0.2 years lower median age of female population

    39.5 yearsvs39.7 years
  • 30.15% lower youth unemployment rate for males


COVID-19 statistics

1.COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)



Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases. Source: worldometers.info
2.COVID-19 new cases (total)



Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The total number of new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
3.COVID-19 deaths (total)



Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The total number of deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Source: worldometers.info
4.COVID-19 patients recovered



Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that have successfully recovered from the disease. Source: worldometers.info
5.COVID-19 new deaths



Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The number of new deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
6.COVID-19 cases per 1 million inhabitants



Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases per 1 million inhabitants. Source: worldometers.info





The percentage of land covered by forests. Forests have a key role in removing pollutants and cleansing the air.
2.agricultural land



The percentage of land dedicated to agricultural use, including arable land, permanent crops, and permanent pasture.

25 760 km

19 924 km

The total length of the border between the land area and the sea, including the country’s islands.
4.total water area

58 920 km²

685 924 km²

The country’s total water area, summing up all inland waters: lakes, rivers, reservoirs, wetlands, etc.
5.total land area

7 682 300 km²

9 147 593 km²

The country’s total land area (excluding inland and sea waters). To get a better idea of how large the country is, you can compare it with a soccer field, which has 0.007km².
6.total surface

7 741 220 km²

9 833 517 km²

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.


1.overall life expectancy at birth

82.4 years

80.1 years

The average life expectancy at birth is the number of years that the population of a country is expected to live. This metric reflects the overall quality of life.
2.life expectancy at birth for females

85 years

82.3 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s female population.
3.population density

3 people/km²

33.6 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

25.46 million

329.26 million

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.life expectancy at birth for males

79.9 years

77.8 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s male population.
6.median age of female population

39.7 years

39.5 years

Generally, a lower median age is considered better because a younger population is healthier. However, countries with an extremely low median age are often facing socio-economic problems, especially poverty.


1.unemployment rate



Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.GDP per capita

52 191.00$

62 606.00$

The GDP per capita is calculated by dividing the total GDP by the number of people living in the country. A higher GDP per capita indicates a superior standard of living.
3.education expenditures

5.3% of GDP

5% of GDP

The total amount of public expenditure on education. Public spending on education includes direct expenditure on schools, universities, and other types of educational institutions, as well as educational-related public subsidies.
4.youth unemployment rate



The number of young people with ages between 15-24 who are unemployed during a specific year. The youth unemployment rate is calculated as a percent of the total youth labor force.
5.public debt

40.8% of GDP

78.8% of GDP

Also known as government debt or national debt, public debt refers to the sum of all government borrowings owed to lenders within the country.
6.health expenditures

9.25% of GDP

17.1% of GDP

The total amount of public and private health expenditure on medical and paramedical services.


1.percentage of internet users



The percentage of the country’s population using the internet.
2.electrification rate



The share of the population with access to electricity, in both rural and urban environments.
3.railway network

33 343km

293 564km

The total length of the country’s railway network.

873 573 km

6 586 610 km

The total length of the country’s paved and unpaved roads.
5.inland waterways

2 000 km

41 009 km

The total length of the navigable inland bodies of water.
6.number of airports



The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Quality of living

1.adult obesity rate



The percentage of adults considered obese. An obese adult has a Body Mass Index (BMI) equal to or greater than 30. Obesity is a public health problem and increases the risk of chronic diseases.
2.population with access to improved water sources



The percentage of the country’s population with access to improved drinking water sources, such as piped water or protected wells.
3.hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants



Countries or cities with a higher number of hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants usually have well-developed health care systems. Source: , 2020
4.physicians per 1,000 people



The number of physicians (generalist and specialist medical doctors) per 1,000 people. According to the World Health Organization, there should be more than 2.3 health workers per 1,000 people in order to cover the primary healthcare needs.
5.school life expectancy

23 years

16 years

School life expectancy (SLE) represents the number of years of schooling that children are expected to complete. SLE includes primary to tertiary education.

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