99points

China

93points

United States

China
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48 facts in comparison

China vs United States

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How does China compare to United States?

  • 82.87% lower obesity rate among adults
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    6.2%vs36.2%
  • 0.5% lower unemployment rate
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    3.9%vs4.4%
  • 98.25% less COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)
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    84428vs4813984
  • 1069.46million more inhabitants
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    1398.72 millionvs329.256 million
  • 40.36% less public debt
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    47% of GDPvs78.8% of GDP
  • 10.2% more agricultural land
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    54.7%vs44.5%
  • 1.3 more hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants
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    4.2vs2.9
  • 87.24% less COVID-19 new cases (total)
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    43vs337

How does United States compare to China?

  • 4.3 years longer life expectancy at birth
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    80.1 yearsvs75.8 years
  • 4.2 years longer life expectancy at birth for females
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    82.3 yearsvs78.1 years
  • 43 086.00$ higher GDP per capita
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    62 606.00$vs19520$
  • 49.33% more forests
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    33.3%vs22.3%
  • 43.23% higher percentage of internet users
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    76.2%vs53.2%
  • 3.87% wider access to improved water sources
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    99.2%vs95.5%
  • 76.83% lower population density
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    33.6 people/km²vs145 people/km²
  • 4.1 years longer life expectancy at birth for males
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    77.8 yearsvs73.7 years

COVID-19 statistics

1.COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)

84428

4813984

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases. Source: worldometers.info
2.COVID-19 new cases (total)

43

337

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The total number of new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
3.COVID-19 patients recovered

79013

2380548

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that have successfully recovered from the disease. Source: worldometers.info
4.COVID-19 deaths (total)

4634

158375

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The total number of deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Source: worldometers.info
5.COVID-19 new deaths

0

10

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The number of new deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
6.COVID-19 patients in critical condition

35

18623

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that are currently in critical condition. Source: worldometers.info

Geography

1.forests

22.3%

33.3%

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

54.7%

44.5%

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

14 500 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

270 550 km²

685 924 km²

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

9 326 410 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

9 596 960 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.

Demographics

1.overall life expectancy at birth

75.8 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

78.1 years

82.3 years

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

1398.72 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.
4.population density

145 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.
5.life expectancy at birth for males

73.7 years

77.8 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s male population.
6.death rate

8/1000

8.2/1000

The death rate, also called crude death rate, represents the number of annual deaths per 1,000 people at midyear.

Economy

1.unemployment rate

3.9%

4.4%

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

19 520.00$

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.public debt

47% 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.
4.health expenditures

4.98% of GDP

17.1% of GDP

The total amount of public and private health expenditure on medical and paramedical services.
5.real GDP growth rate

6.9%

2.2%

The real GDP growth rate represents the year-over-year GDP growth, calculated by taking into account the price fluctuations caused by inflation.
6.inflation rate

1.6%

2.1%

The inflation rate represents the annual price increase for goods and services, indicating a decrease in the purchasing power of a country’s currency.

Infrastructure

1.percentage of internet users

53.2%

76.2%

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

100%

100%

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

131 000km

293 564km

The total length of the country’s railway network.
4.roadways

4 773 500 km

6 586 610 km

The total length of the country’s paved and unpaved roads.
5.number of airports

507

13513

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

110 000 km

41 009 km

The total length of the navigable inland bodies of water.

Quality of living

1.adult obesity rate

6.2%

36.2%

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

95.5%

99.2%

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

4.2

2.9

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

1.79/1000

2.59/1000

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

14 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.
6.population below the poverty line

3.3%

15.1%

The percentage of the country’s population living below the poverty line, as reported by official statistics.

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