Cia world factbook unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of january 1, 2019. Us taxes are low relative to those in other developed countries figure 1. The world factbook is prepared using the standard american english computer keyboard and does not use any special characters. Governmental, political and legislative information.
In 2019 united states was ranked number 1 in cheese consumption. The top 5 poorest countries in the world cia factbook. The world factbook 1990 wikisource, the free online. Presents information about bangladesh as of the year 2000. Country comparison area the world factbook central. The official print version is available from the national technical information service and the government printing office. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about world 20 should be addressed to the cia.
Presents information about comoros as of the year 2002. Filling 22 volumes, this specificentry print reference work emphasizes geography and biography and gives broad treatment to such subject areas as business, psychology, government, energy, ecology, and criminology. Since 1958, it has constructed a presidential democracy resistant to the. Population compares estimates from the us bureau of the census based on statistics from population censuses. The factbook provides a two to threepage summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 266 u. From afghanistan to zimbabwe, the cia world factbook 2016 offers complete and uptodate information on the worlds nations. Country comparison gdp purchasing power parity download. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Country comparison pages are generally given in descending order highest to lowest such as population and area. Total us tax revenue equaled 26 percent of gross domestic product, well below the 33 percent weighted average for developed countries. The united states is the worlds thirdmost highly populated nation with a population of approximately 329,256,465 people. Bureau of justice statistics the world factbook of. From afghanistan to zimbabwe, the cia world factbook 2015 offers complete and uptodate information on the worlds nations. The 2007 cia world factbook, by united states the project gutenberg ebook of the 2007 cia world factbook, by united states this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
It is virtually a cia almanac containing facts, statistics and information on other countries. The world book was first published in 1917 and revised annually from 1925. Nov 24, 2015 from afghanistan to zimbabwe, the cia world factbook 2016 offers complete and uptodate information on the world s nations. The latest 5 entries including two updated country profiles were prepared in 2002 under the direction of william mcdonald ph. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of russia economy 2020 information contained here. Why is the spelling of proper names such as rulers, presidents, and prime ministers in the world factbook different than their spelling in my country the factbook staff applies the names and spellings from the chiefs of state link on the cia web site.
The world factbook, also known as the cia world factbook, is a book that contains the central intelligence agencys information about the world s countries. World book encyclopedia, american encyclopaedia designed to meet the curriculum needs of elementary through highschool students. The birth rate is usually the dominant factor in determining the rate of population growth. Choose and compare country profiles with these useful tools. The 1990 cia world factbook library of congress classification. The original 42 descriptions were completed in 1993. The world factbook 1990 the world factbook is produced annually by the central intelligence agency for the use of united states government officials, and the style, format, coverage, and content are designed to meet their specific requirements. Aryan tribes from the northwest infiltrated onto the indian subcontinent about 1500 b. The two exceptions are unemployment rate and inflation rate, which are in ascending lowest to highest order. The economy, which had averaged 7% growth during the 19982008 period as oil prices rose rapidly, has seen diminishing growth rates since then due to. Drug facts and comparisons answers questions about actions, indications and contraindications. This 938 page publication is a great and handy cia reference book.
The gini coefficient is a number between 0 and 1, where 0 corresponds with perfect equality where everyone has the same income and 1 corresponds with perfect inequality where one person has all the incomeand everyone else has no income. The world factbook, also known as the cia world factbook, is a reference resource produced by the central intelligence agency cia with almanac style information about the countries of the world. Bureau of justice statistics the world factbook of criminal. Explore the chart, which shows the total revenue of the united states compared to 169 other countries listed in the cia world factbook.
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Databank an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. Learn how the world bank group is helping countries with covid19 coronavirus. Drug facts and comparisons answers questions about actions, indications and. On may 7th 1915, a german uboat torpedoed a british ocean liner, rms lusitania. The world factbook 1990 wikisource, the free online library. Population compares estimates from the us bureau of the census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample. Cia the world factbook references guide to country. Two centuries of viking raids into europe tapered off following the adoption of christianity by king olav tryggvason in 994. The world factbook, also known as the cia world factbook, is a reference resource produced by the central intelligence agency cia with almanacstyle information about the countries of the world.
Last year new zealand was number 1 in dry whole milk powder consumption. Each country profile tracks such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geographical and economic data. The information regarding world on this page is republished from the 20 world fact book of the united states central intelligence agency. With over 100 lives lost, this event is the pivotal event that is. World fact book provides latest demography world news from the most comprehensive global news network on the internet. Despite sustained domestic and international efforts to improve economic and demographic prospects, bangladesh remains a poor, overpopulated, and illgoverned nation. Since 1997, bookfinder has made it easy to find any book at the best price.
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Inclusion of photos in the world factbook is a new feature that premiered with the unveiling of the redesigned online world factbook in june 2009. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about the 20 cia world fact book should be addressed to the cia. Comments and queries are welcome and may be addressed to. Topic the wha fact book, 2nd edition the complete wha. The world factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Converts the cia world factbook into a json data structure data. C their merger with the earlier dravidian inhabitants created the classical indian culture. This comprehensive guide is packed with detailed information on the politics, populations, military expenditures, and economics of 2015. This list is based on gross national product purchasing power parity gdpppp.
The factbook provides a two to threepage summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 272 countries, dependencies, and. The world factbook also known as the cia world factbook is an annual publication of the central intelligence agency of the united states with almanacstyle information about the countries of the world. The world factbook simple english wikipedia, the free. Access to full country profile data over 180 countries with over 100 data points access to country comparison tool build your own comparison charts across all countries. In 2015, taxes at all levels of us government represented 26. Sep 17, 2018 the world factbook is a reference resource produced by the central intelligence agency of the united states with almanacstyle information about the countries of the world. You can explore and analyze thousands of indicators organized by region, country, topic, industry sector, and type. Conversion of the norwegian kingdom occurred over the. Area compares the sum of all land and water areas delimited by. You may copy it, give it away or reuse it under the terms of the project gutenberg license included with this ebook or. Please bookmark this page add it to your favorites.
Although half of gdp is generated through the service sector, nearly twothirds of bangladeshis are employed in the agriculture sector, with rice as the singlemostimportant product. Country comparison population the world factbook central. Last year philippines was number 8 in nonfat dry milk consumption to 190 thousand metric tons, from 11 in 2018. Although ultimately a victor in world wars i and ii, france suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nationstate. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of world 20 information contained here. If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the url address below this line. The world bank group is preparing a new country partnership framework 20212025 with job creation and inclusion the core theme. Purchasing power parity is a method of measuring the relative purchasing power of different countries currencies over the same types of goods and services. Nov 04, 2014 from afghanistan to zimbabwe, the cia world factbook 2015 offers complete and uptodate information on the worlds nations. Whether you want the cheapest reading copy or a specific collectible edition, with bookfinder, youll find just the right book. Cia world factbook the best country factbook available.1297 190 877 1197 180 1526 911 957 826 346 1250 816 187 1410 9 82 418 579 515 1000 788 912 1372 1453 1148 1459 1127 577