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27 May 2010
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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2010

 Country statistical profile: United States 2010
 
 
 
Unit
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
10 233.9
 
10 590.2
 
11 089.2
 
11 812.3
 
12 579.7
 
13 336.2
 
14 010.8
 
14 369.4
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
35 871
 
36 765
 
38 143
 
40 267
 
42 494
 
44 630
 
46 434
 
47 186
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
36 415
 
37 012
 
38 322
 
40 605
 
43 091
 
45 610
 
46 867
 
47 320
 
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.5
 
3.6
 
2.9
 
3.0
 
1.4
 
3.9
 
1.9
 
0.8
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
1.1
 
1.8
 
2.5
 
3.6
 
3.1
 
2.7
 
2.1
 
0.4
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
2.8
 
3.7
 
3.8
 
3.4
 
1.5
 
2.5
 
1.7
 
2.7
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
19.4
 
18.2
 
18.2
 
18.8
 
19.5
 
19.7
 
18.9
 
17.9
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
-7.5
 
-2.9
 
11.6
 
2.8
 
16.1
 
-10.4
 
3.1
 
..
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
-4.1
 
0.8
 
1.1
 
4.7
 
-0.1
 
2.9
 
-0.0
 
..
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
2.6
 
1.5
 
2.8
 
3.3
 
3.9
 
3.1
 
2.8
 
..
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-0.6
 
-4.0
 
-5.0
 
-4.4
 
-3.3
 
-2.2
 
-2.8
 
-6.5
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
54.4
 
56.7
 
60.1
 
61.1
 
61.3
 
60.8
 
61.8
 
70.0
 
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
34.4
 
31.9
 
31.3
 
31.6
 
33.0
 
33.8
 
34.0
 
32.3
 
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
35.0
 
35.9
 
36.3
 
36.0
 
36.2
 
36.0
 
36.8
 
38.8
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.3
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
..
 
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8.7
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
16.2
 
16.1
 
15.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
10.1
 
10.1
 
10.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.1
 
3.0
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
3.1
 
3.3
 
..
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.11
 
0.13
 
0.15
 
0.17
 
0.23
 
0.18
 
0.16
 
0.19
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
28.8
 
26.5
 
25.9
 
26.1
 
27.5
 
28.2
 
28.3
 
26.9
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
14.1
 
11.7
 
11.2
 
11.4
 
12.9
 
13.6
 
13.9
 
12.6
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
30.3
 
30.1
 
29.9
 
29.8
 
29.7
 
29.9
 
29.7
 
30.1
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
11.9
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
12.6
 
13.2
 
13.9
 
14.4
 
15.2
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-449.1
 
-509.1
 
-581.4
 
-707.4
 
-828.0
 
-882.0
 
-854.6
 
-864.9
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
1 180.1
 
1 202.3
 
1 305.1
 
1 525.3
 
1 732.3
 
1 919.0
 
2 017.1
 
2 164.8
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
731.0
 
693.2
 
723.7
 
817.9
 
904.3
 
1 037.0
 
1 162.5
 
1 299.9
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
64.4
 
61.2
 
54.0
 
61.8
 
75.6
 
86.9
 
129.6
 
144.3
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
221.8
 
231.1
 
250.4
 
291.2
 
313.5
 
349.0
 
375.2
 
405.3
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
286.2
 
292.3
 
304.3
 
353.1
 
389.1
 
435.9
 
504.8
 
549.6
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-3.9
 
-4.3
 
-4.7
 
-5.3
 
-6.0
 
-6.0
 
-5.2
 
-4.9
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 498 494
 
2 651 721
 
2 948 172
 
3 451 482
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 727 062
 
1 874 263
 
2 154 062
 
2 450 132
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
167 021
 
84 372
 
63 750
 
145 966
 
112 638
 
241 961
 
275 758
 
319 737
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
142 349
 
154 460
 
149 564
 
316 223
 
36 235
 
241 244
 
398 597
 
332 012
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.8
 
1.6
 
2.3
 
2.7
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
2.9
 
3.8
 
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
2.7
 
2.3
 
1.5
 
1.8
 
2.2
 
2.5
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
3.3
 
1.3
 
2.1
 
3.8
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
4.2
 
6.4
 
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
3.8
 
-5.9
 
12.2
 
10.9
 
16.9
 
11.2
 
5.5
 
13.9
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
0.8
 
-0.7
 
2.5
 
4.3
 
5.5
 
4.0
 
3.8
 
7.9
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
5.02
 
4.61
 
4.02
 
4.27
 
4.29
 
4.79
 
4.63
 
3.67
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
USD per USD
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
 
Exchange rates
USD per USD
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
1.00
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
112
 
111
 
102
 
98
 
98
 
99
 
95
 
92
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
2 239.4
 
2 269.3
 
2 264.3
 
2 311.0
 
2 323.4
 
2 302.8
 
2 339.9
 
2 297.0
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
7.85
 
7.87
 
7.78
 
7.87
 
7.84
 
7.70
 
7.75
 
7.53
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.23
 
0.23
 
0.22
 
0.22
 
0.21
 
0.20
 
0.20
 
0.20
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.8
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
5.3
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
22.07
 
23.52
 
27.66
 
35.86
 
48.82
 
59.15
 
66.77
 
94.97
 
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
30.3
 
29.1
 
28.9
 
28.1
 
26.5
 
25.6
 
26.0
 
26.3
 
 
ICT related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
20.2
 
..
 
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
50.4
 
..
 
54.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.7
 
..
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
4 434
 
4 407
 
4 402
 
4 492
 
3 641
 
4 374
 
4 188
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
371
 
393
 
420
 
408
 
408
 
360
 
0
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
230 555
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
760
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
5 673
 
5 614
 
5 689
 
5 772
 
5 784
 
5 698
 
5 769
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
40.3
 
..
 
 
Tertiary entry rates in peer age groups
%
42.3
 
63.5
 
62.8
 
63.3
 
63.8
 
64.1
 
64.6
 
..
 
 
Tertiary graduation rates in population at graduation age
%
32.7
 
32.4
 
31.9
 
33.2
 
34.2
 
35.5
 
36.5
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
57.7
 
55.7
 
53.9
 
53.9
 
53.9
 
54.2
 
53.1
 
51.2
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
80.5
 
79.3
 
78.8
 
79.0
 
79.3
 
79.8
 
79.9
 
79.1
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
58.6
 
59.5
 
59.9
 
59.9
 
60.8
 
61.8
 
61.8
 
62.1
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
12.8
 
13.1
 
13.2
 
13.2
 
12.8
 
12.6
 
12.6
 
12.8
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.0
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
8.5
 
8.4
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
8.8
 
8.6
 
8.4
 
8.3
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
6.1
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
4.7
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
5.5
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
5.8
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
4.8
 
5.9
 
6.3
 
5.6
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
6.1
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
4.7
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.4
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
5.4
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
6.1
 
8.5
 
11.8
 
12.7
 
11.8
 
10.0
 
10.0
 
10.6
 
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
3.2
 
2.4
 
3.7
 
3.8
 
3.7
 
3.8
 
3.7
 
2.5
 
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 814
 
1 810
 
1 800
 
1 802
 
1 800
 
1 801
 
1 798
 
1 792
 
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
2.72
 
2.62
 
2.61
 
2.54
 
2.57
 
2.61
 
2.66
 
2.77
 
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
9.5
 
9.7
 
10.2
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
9.7
 
..
 
..
 
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
284 915
 
287 502
 
289 986
 
292 806
 
295 583
 
298 442
 
301 280
 
 |
304 228
 
 
Population growth rates
%
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
1.0
 
0.9
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
..
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.1
 
..
 
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
21.2
 
21.1
 
21.0
 
20.9
 
20.7
 
20.5
 
20.4
 
20.2
 
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.4
 
12.5
 
12.6
 
12.7
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
3.8
 
3.7
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
11.3
 
12.3
 
12.6
 
12.8
 
12.9
 
13.0
 
13.6
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.4
 
..
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
7.0
 
6.9
 
6.3
 
5.8
 
5.4
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
7.2
 
5.8
 
5.1
 
4.1
 
4.8
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.2
 
4.8
 
4.3
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
8.0
 
6.8
 
5.2
 
4.9
 
4.0
 
..
 
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
77.1
 
77.2
 
77.5
 
77.8
 
77.8
 
78.1
 
..
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
74.4
 
74.5
 
74.8
 
75.2
 
75.2
 
75.4
 
..
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
79.8
 
79.9
 
80.1
 
80.4
 
80.4
 
80.7
 
..
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
6.9
 
7.0
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
6.7
 
..
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.1
 
..
 
..
 
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
15.6
 
16.5
 
..
 
16.9
 
15.5
 
15.6
 
16.2
 
..
 
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
7.5
 
7.0
 
..
 
6.9
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
..
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
46 927
 
43 581
 
41 218
 
46 086
 
49 206
 
50 978
 
55 986
 
..
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
148
 
149
 
147
 
146
 
147
 
143
 
136
 
123
 
Note:  |: Break Last updated 27 May 2010
Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2010 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2010-en)
 

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