Comparing United States to Congo, Republic of the

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MAKE 90.9% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR


United States  UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE ($4,800.00 per capita)

In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita, while in Congo, Republic of the, that number is $4,800.00 per capita.
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LIVE 21 YEARS LESS


United States  UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (58.52 years life expectancy)
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In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56. In Congo, Republic of the, the average life expectancy is 58.52.
Category: United States vs. Congo, Republic of the life expectancy

CONSUME 99% LESS ELECTRICITY


United States  UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (126 kWh per capita)
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In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita. In Congo, Republic of the, it is 126 kWh per capita.
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BE 4.7 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE LIVING WITH AIDS


United States  UNITED STATES (0.6% of people)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (2.8% of people)
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That's 366.7% more likely! In United States, 0.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Congo, Republic of the, that number is 2.8%.
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BE 24.1% LESS LIKELY TO HAVE ACCESS TO IMPROVED DRINKING WATER


United States  UNITED STATES (99.2% of people)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (75.3% of people)
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In United States, 99.2% of people have access to clean drinking water. In Congo, Republic of the, 75.3% do.
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BE 9.62 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY


United States  UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (59.34 per 1000 infants)
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That's 861.8% more likely! In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one. In Congo, Republic of the, on the other hand, there are a total of 59.34 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
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BE 7.26 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED


United States  UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (53% of people)
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That's 626% more likely! In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed, and in Congo, Republic of the 53% are unemployed.
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HAVE 2.73 TIMES MORE BABIES


United States  UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (36.59 babies per 1000 people)
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That's 172.7% more babies! In United States, there are approximately 13.42 babies per 1000 people. In Congo, Republic of the, however, there are a total of 36.59 babies per 1000 people.
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BE 3.08 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE


United States  UNITED STATES (15.1% of people)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (46.5% of people)
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That's 207.9% more likely! In United States, 15.1% of people are below the poverty line. In Congo, Republic of the, 46.5% are.
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SEE A 99.2% DECREASE IN COASTLINE


United States  UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
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Congo, Republic of the  CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE (169km of coastline)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline, while Congo, Republic of the has a total of 169 km.
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At a Glance: Congo, Republic of the

  • Land Area: ~342 thousand sq km (United States is ~29 times bigger than Congo, Republic of the)
  • Population: ~5 million people (314 million more people live in United States)

How big is Congo, Republic of the compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Congo, Republic of the (342,000 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).


A brief history of Congo, Republic of the

Congo, Republic of the is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 342,000 sq km. Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo. A quarter century of experimentation with Marxism was abandoned in 1990 and a democratically elected government took office in 1992. A brief civil war in 1997 restored former Marxist President Denis SASSOU-Nguesso, and ushered in a period of ethnic and political unrest. Southern-based rebel groups agreed to a final peace accord in March 2003, but the calm is tenuous and refugees continue to present a humanitarian crisis. The Republic of Congo is one of Africa's largest petroleum producers, but with declining production it will need new offshore oil finds to sustain its oil earnings over the long term.

The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).