United States has a GDP per capita of $57,300, while in Pakistan, the GDP per capita is $5,100.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - GDP Per Capita
In United States, citizens pay a top marginal tax rate (the highest tax rate you can pay) of 39.6%. In Pakistan, the top marginal tax rate is 20%.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Tax Rate
In United States, the life expectancy is (on average) 79.8 years. In Pakistan, the average life expectancy is 67.7 years.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Life Expectancy
United States consumes around 12,077 kWh per capita of electricity per year. In Pakistan, that number is 405 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Electricity Consumption
In United States, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Pakistan, that number is 22.3 babies per 1,000 people.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Birth Rate
In United States, approximately 15.1% of people live below the poverty line. In Pakistan, that number is 22.3% of people.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Poverty Line
In United States, approximately 5.8 per 1,000 infants die before they reach the age of one. In Pakistan, on the other hand, 53.9 per 1,000 infants do.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Infant Mortality
In United States, approximately 4.7% of people are unemployed. In Pakistan, that number is 6.7% of people.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Unemployment
United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Pakistan, that number is 1,046 km.
Category: United States vs. Pakistan - Coastline
The statistics above were calculated using The World Factbook, Internal Revenue Service, and Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan.
Pakistan is a sovereign country in South Asia, with a total land area of approximately 796,095 sq km. The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world and dating back at least 5,000 years, spread over much of what is presently Pakistan. During the second millennium B.C., remnants of this culture fused with the migrating Indo-Aryan peoples. The area underwent successive invasions in subsequent centuries from the Persians, Greeks, Scythians, Arabs (who brought Islam), Afghans, and Turks. The Mughal Empire flourished in the 16th and 17th centuries; the British came to dominate the region in the 18th century. The separation in 1947 of British India into the Muslim state of Pakistan (with West and East sections) and largely Hindu India was never satisfactorily resolved, and India and Pakistan fought two wars - in 1947-48 and 1965 - over the disputed Kashmir territory. A third war between these countries in 1971 - in which India capitalized on Islamabad's marginalization of Bengalis in Pakistani politics - resulted in East Pakistan becoming the separate nation of Bangladesh. In response to Indian nuclear weapons testing, Pakistan conducted its own tests in 1998. India-Pakistan relations have been rocky since the November 2008 Mumbai attacks, but both countries are taking small steps to put relations back on track. In February 2008, Pakistan held parliamentary elections and in September 2008, after the resignation of former President MUSHARRAF, elected Asif Ali ZARDARI to the presidency. Pakistani government and military leaders are struggling to control domestic insurgents, many of whom are located in the tribal areas adjacent to the border with Afghanistan.Compare Pakistan to another country