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06 Apr 2009
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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2009

 Country statistical profile: United States 2009
 
 
 
Unit
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
 
Gross domestic product
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
9 764.8
 
10 075.9
 
10 417.6
 
10 908.0
 
11 630.9
 
12 364.1
 
13 116.5
 
13 741.6
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
34 574
 
35 308
 
36 145
 
37 489
 
39 609
 
41 718
 
43 839
 
45 489
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
35 162
 
35 775
 
36 324
 
37 517
 
39 803
 
42 272
 
44 645
 
46 098
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
3.7
 
0.8
 
1.6
 
2.5
 
3.6
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.0
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
2.4
 
1.8
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.0
 
0.4
 
0.8
 
0.5
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
19.9
 
19.2
 
17.9
 
17.9
 
18.5
 
19.2
 
19.3
 
18.4
 
 
GDP per hour worked
Annual growth %
2.3
 
2.0
 
2.9
 
3.0
 
2.4
 
1.4
 
0.9
 
1.3
 
 
GDP deflator
Annual growth %
2.2
 
2.4
 
1.8
 
2.1
 
2.9
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
2.7
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
12.7
 
-7.5
 
-2.9
 
11.6
 
2.8
 
12.5
 
-5.2
 
..
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
4.0
 
-4.1
 
0.8
 
1.1
 
4.7
 
1.4
 
1.2
 
..
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
3.5
 
2.6
 
1.5
 
2.8
 
3.3
 
3.7
 
4.0
 
..
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
1.6
 
-0.4
 
-3.8
 
-4.8
 
-4.4
 
-3.3
 
-2.2
 
-2.9
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
55.2
 
55.2
 
57.6
 
60.9
 
61.9
 
62.3
 
61.7
 
62.9
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.8
 
6.2
 
6.5
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
..
 
 
Total expenditure on health
% of GDP
13.2
 
13.9
 
14.7
 
15.1
 
15.2
 
15.2
 
15.3
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
14.5
 
15.1
 
15.9
 
16.2
 
16.1
 
15.9
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.10
 
0.11
 
0.13
 
0.15
 
0.17
 
0.23
 
0.18
 
0.16
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
29.9
 
28.8
 
26.5
 
25.9
 
26.1
 
27.3
 
28.0
 
28.3
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
15.1
 
14.1
 
11.7
 
11.2
 
11.4
 
12.7
 
13.5
 
13.9
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
30.4
 
30.3
 
30.1
 
29.9
 
29.8
 
29.7
 
29.9
 
30.0
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
13.2
 
12.1
 
11.7
 
11.8
 
12.8
 
13.5
 
14.2
 
14.7
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-477.7
 
-449.1
 
-509.1
 
-581.4
 
-707.4
 
-828.0
 
-882.0
 
-854.7
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
1 258.1
 
1 180.1
 
1 202.3
 
1 305.1
 
1 525.3
 
1 732.3
 
1 919.0
 
2 017.1
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
780.3
 
731.0
 
693.2
 
723.7
 
817.9
 
904.3
 
1 037.0
 
1 162.4
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
74.9
 
64.4
 
61.2
 
54.0
 
61.8
 
75.6
 
85.0
 
119.1
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
223.7
 
221.8
 
231.1
 
250.4
 
291.2
 
313.5
 
348.9
 
378.1
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
298.6
 
286.2
 
292.3
 
304.3
 
353.1
 
389.1
 
433.9
 
497.2
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-4.3
 
-3.8
 
-4.4
 
-4.8
 
-5.4
 
-5.9
 
-6.0
 
-5.3
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
1 531 607
 
..
 
..
 
2 054 464
 
2 498 494
 
2 651 721
 
2 935 977
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
1 421 017
 
..
 
..
 
1 576 983
 
1 727 062
 
1 874 263
 
2 151 616
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
321 274
 
167 021
 
84 372
 
63 750
 
145 966
 
112 638
 
241 961
 
237 542
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
159 212
 
142 349
 
154 460
 
149 564
 
316 223
 
36 235
 
241 244
 
333 271
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): all items
2000 = 100
100.0
 
102.8
 
104.5
 
106.8
 
109.7
 
113.4
 
117.1
 
120.4
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): food
2000 = 100
100.0
 
103.3
 
104.6
 
106.9
 
110.9
 
113.0
 
115.0
 
119.9
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): energy
2000 = 100
100.0
 
103.8
 
97.6
 
109.5
 
121.5
 
142.1
 
158.0
 
166.7
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
2000 = 100
100.0
 
100.8
 
100.1
 
102.7
 
107.1
 
113.0
 
117.5
 
122.0
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
6.03
 
5.02
 
4.61
 
4.02
 
4.27
 
4.29
 
4.79
 
4.63
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
ISK per USD
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
 
Exchange rates
ISK per USD
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
107
 
112
 
111
 
102
 
98
 
98
 
99
 
95
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
2 302.6
 
2 256.8
 
2 286.5
 
2 281.1
 
2 328.0
 
2 341.9
 
2 320.7
 
2 367.0
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
8.15
 
7.91
 
7.93
 
7.83
 
7.92
 
7.89
 
7.74
 
7.82
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.24
 
0.23
 
0.23
 
0.22
 
0.22
 
0.21
 
0.21
 
0.21
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
4.8
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
27.54
 
22.07
 
23.52
 
27.66
 
35.86
 
48.82
 
59.15
 
66.75
 
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
31.7
 
30.4
 
29.4
 
29.1
 
28.5
 
26.9
 
26.4
 
29.1
 
 
ICT-related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
20.2
 
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
50.3
 
..
 
54.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.7
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
476 800
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
4 245
 
4 434
 
4 407
 
4 402
 
4 492
 
3 641
 
4 374
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
373
 
371
 
393
 
420
 
408
 
408
 
360
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
216 150
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
228 020
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
760
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
5 693
 
5 673
 
5 614
 
5 689
 
5 772
 
5 785
 
5 697
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
University level: graduation rates in peer age group
%
34
 
33
 
32
 
32
 
33
 
34
 
36
 
..
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
36.5
 
37.3
 
38.1
 
38.4
 
39.1
 
39.0
 
39.5
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
59.7
 
57.7
 
55.7
 
53.9
 
53.9
 
53.9
 
54.2
 
53.1
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
81.5
 
80.5
 
79.3
 
78.8
 
79.0
 
79.3
 
79.8
 
79.9
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
57.8
 
58.6
 
59.5
 
59.9
 
59.9
 
60.8
 
61.8
 
61.8
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
12.6
 
12.8
 
13.1
 
13.2
 
13.2
 
12.8
 
12.6
 
12.6
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
7.4
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
6.1
 
6.1
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
5.8
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
4.0
 
4.7
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
5.5
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
3.9
 
4.8
 
5.9
 
6.3
 
5.6
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
4.1
 
4.7
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.4
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
6.0
 
6.1
 
8.5
 
11.8
 
12.7
 
11.8
 
10.0
 
10.0
 
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per hour, total economy
USD
24.9
 
25.8
 
26.8
 
28.0
 
29.1
 
30.3
 
31.5
 
32.8
 
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 832
 
1 811
 
1 807
 
1 797
 
1 799
 
1 795
 
1 797
 
1 794
 
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
2.75
 
2.76
 
2.66
 
2.66
 
2.59
 
2.62
 
2.66
 
2.68
 
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
9.3
 
9.5
 
9.7
 
10.2
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
..
 
..
 
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
282 194
 
285 112
 
287 888
 
290 448
 
293 192
 
295 896
 
298 755
 
301 621
 
 
Population growth rates
%
1.1
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
2.1
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
..
 
 
Ratio of population aged 65 and over to total
%
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.5
 
12.6
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
4.6
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.6
 
3.7
 
3.4
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
11.0
 
11.3
 
12.3
 
12.6
 
12.8
 
12.9
 
13.0
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
6.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.4
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
4.5
 
..
 
..
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
6.3
 
5.8
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
4.5
 
..
 
..
 
7.2
 
5.8
 
5.1
 
4.1
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
4.2
 
..
 
..
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.2
 
4.8
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
8.0
 
6.8
 
5.2
 
4.9
 
..
 
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
76.8
 
77.1
 
77.2
 
77.5
 
77.8
 
77.8
 
..
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
74.1
 
74.4
 
74.5
 
74.8
 
75.2
 
75.2
 
..
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
79.5
 
79.8
 
79.9
 
80.1
 
80.4
 
80.4
 
..
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
6.9
 
6.8
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
..
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Household expenditure on recreation and culture
% of GDP
6.4
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
6.4
 
6.5
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
51 237
 
46 927
 
43 581
 
41 218
 
46 086
 
49 206
 
50 978
 
55 986
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
149
 
148
 
149
 
147
 
146
 
147
 
143
 
136
 
Note:  Last updated 6 April 2009
Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2009 (www.SourceOECD.org/factbook)
 

This table includes data for United States on economy, education, energy, environment, foreign aid, health, information and communication, labour, migration, R&D, trade and society. The table is part of the key tables collection on country statistical profiles.

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