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Estados Unidos

xico

 

 

Population (2006 est.)

298,444,215

107,449,525

Population Growth Rate

0.9%

1.2%

Birth Rate

14.1/1000

20.7/1000

Infant Mortality Rate

6.4/1000

20.3/1000

Life Expectancy

77.8

75.4

Population Density (Per Sq. Mile)

84

145

Languages

English, sizable Spanish-speaking minority

Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages

Ethnicity

White: 211,460,626 (75.1%); Black: 34,658,190 (12.3%); Asian: 10,242,998 (3.6%); American Indian and Alaska Native: 2,475,956 (0.9%); Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: 398,835 (0.1%); other race: 15,359,073 (5.5%); Hispanic origin:1 35,305,818 (12.5%)

mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%

Religion

Protestant 56%; Roman Catholic 28%; Jewish 2%; other 4%; none 10% (1989)

nominally Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%, other 5%

Literacy Rate

97% (1979 est.)

92% (2003 est.)

Railways

194,731 km (2000).

19,510 km (2002).

Highways (Total)

6,334,859 km

329,532 km

Highways (Paved)

3,737,567 km

108,087 km

Highways (Expressways)

89,426 km

6,429 km

Highways (Unpaved)

2,597,292 km

221,445 km

Airports

14,801 (2002)

1,823 (2002)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

7,000

51

Internet Users

165.75 million (2002).

3.5 million (2002).

Radio Broadcast Stations (AM)

5,000,

851

Radio Broadcast Stations (FM)

5,000,

598

Radios

575 million (1997)

31 million (1997)

Television Broadcast Stations

more than 1,500 (including nearly 1,000 stations affiliated with the five major networks—NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, and PBS; in addition, there are about 9,000 cable TV systems

236 (plus repeaters) (1997).

Telephones (Main Lines)

194 million (1997)

12.332 million (2000)

Telephones (Mobile Cellular)

69.209 million (1998).

2.02 million

Televisions

219 million (1997).

25.6 million (1997).

Monetary Unit

Dollar

Mexican Peso

Inflation

2.5%

5.4%

Unemployment

5.5%

3.2% plus underemployment of perhaps 25%

Arable Land

19%

13%

Agriculture

wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; forest products; fish.

corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, coffee, fruit, tomatoes; beef, poultry, dairy products; wood products.

Labor Force

147.4 million (includes unemployed);

34.73 million

Industries

leading industrial power in the world, highly diversified and technologically advanced; petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, consumer goods, lumber, mining.

food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, mining, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, tourism

Natural Resources

coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber.

petroleum, silver, copper, gold, lead, zinc, natural gas, timber

Exports

$795 billion (f.o.b., 2004 est.): agricultural products 9.2% (soybeans, fruit, corn), industrial supplies 26.8% (organic chemicals), capital goods 49.0% (transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment), consumer goods 15.0% (automobiles, medicines) (2003).

$182.4 billion (f.o.b., 2004 est.): manufactured goods, oil and oil products, silver, fruits, vegetables, coffee, cotton.

$1.476 trillion (f.o.b., 2004 est.): agricultural products 4.9%, industrial supplies 32.9% (crude oil 8.2%), capital goods 30.4% (computers, telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power machinery), consumer goods 31.8% (automobiles, clothing, medicines, furniture, toys) (2003).

$190.8 billion (f.o.b., 2004 est.): metalworking machines, steel mill products, agricultural machinery, electrical equipment, car parts for assembly, repair parts for motor vehicles, aircraft, and aircraft parts

Major Training Partners

Canada, Mexico, Japan, UK, China, Germany (2003).

U.S., Canada, Germany, China, Japan (2003)

Land Area

3,537,418 sq mi (9,161,923 sq km)

742,485 sq mi (1,923,039 sq km)

Total Area

3,718,711 sq mi (9,631,418 sq km)

761,606 sq mi (1,972,550 sq km)