USA

Last updated at 2014-04-25 05:02:09

USA Data on Quandl

This is Quandl's topic page on the United States. It is a collection of statistics on USA's economy, inflation, employment, interest rates, housing, energy, education and more.

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USA Overview

USA is a large, OECD, country located in North America. It covers 9,147,420 square kilometres (4th largest in the world) and has a population of 314.18 million people (3rd largest in the world). USA's population grew by 0.74% in 2012.

USA's average population density is 34.06 persons per square kilometer. 17.38% of USA's population is rural and 82.62% is urban. 19.63% of the population is under the age of fifteen, and 13.63% of the population is over the age of 65.

In n.a. USA's GDP was USD n.a. billion. USA's GDP grew at n.a. in n.a.. GDP per capita, in purchasing power-adjusted dollar terms, is USD n.a.. This makes USA a wealthy country.

Inflation in USA, as measured by the change in consumer price index, was 2.07% in 2012, versus 3.16% in 2011. Unemployment in USA in 2012 was 8.07%, versus 8.93% in 2011.

USA's economy is predominantly services-based. Agriculture accounts for 1.20% of GDP and employs 1.60% of the population. Manufacturing and industry accounts for 19.40% of GDP and employs 16.70% of the population. Services accounts for 79.40% of the GDP and employs 81.20% of the population.

The United States' currency is the U.S. Dollar (USD). Its index is currently 76.61 points as of 18-Apr-2014.

Life expectancy at birth in USA is 79 years. 5.00% of USA's population is under-nourished, while 80.46% of its male population and 76.74% of its female population is overweight. USA spends $8,607.88 per capita (USD PPP) on healthcare, and has 9.37 nurses per 1000 people.

Key Statistics

GDP (billion USD)17,089.60Population (millions)317.92
GDP Growth (%)4.08%Housing Starts (thousands)946.00
Unemployment Rate (%)6.70%Surplus/Deficit (billions)-680.28
Inflation Rate (%)1.70%Life Expectancy at Birth (years)78.64
Dollar Index (1973=100)76.61CO2 Emissions (kt)5,433,056.54
S&P 500 Index1,881.97Internet Users (per 100 ppl)81.03

Growth

    Detailed topic page: US Economy

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago
GDP 16,912.90 Billion USD Jul-2013 3.80% 16,356.00 15,461.90 14,571.90
Industrial Production 102.48 Index; 2007 = 100 Feb-2014 3.21% 100.82 99.42 96.38
Capacity Utilization 78.80% % Feb-2014 1.16% 78.20% 77.80% 77.40%
ISM Manufacturing Index 53.20 Index; baseline = 50 Feb-2014 12.10% 56.60 50.00 52.40
Durable Goods 224.23 Billion USD Jan-2014 -0.78% 235.18 223.00 218.13
Retail Sales 429.02 Billion USD Feb-2014 3.43% 429.00 421.02 402.38
New Vehicle Sales 15,278.00 1000 Units Feb-2014 0.80% 15,146.00 15,424.00 14,434.00

Inflation

    Detailed topic page: US Inflation

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago
CPI 235.17 Index; 1983 = 100 Feb-2014 1.51% 233.78 232.12 228.14
Core CPI 236.12 Index; 1983 = 100 Feb-2014 1.72% 234.89 233.23 227.93
GDP Deflator 106.78 Index; 2005 = 100 Jul-2013 1.82% 105.29 103.00 97.53
Core PCE Deflator 106.62 Index; 2005 = 100 Jan-2014 1.20% 106.18 105.58 103.86
Unit Labor Costs 102.65 Index; 2005 = 100 Jul-2013 4.60% 101.08 100.77 99.72

Employment

    Detailed topic page: US Employment

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago
Population 317,760.00 1000s Feb-2014 0.70% 317,079.00 316,042.00 313,326.00
Non-Farm Payrolls 137,736.00 1000s Feb-2014 1.73% 137,037.00 136,084.00 133,414.00
Civilian Employment Ratio 58.80 % Feb-2014 0.00% 58.20 58.70 58.50
Average Hourly Earnings 24.31 USD / Hour Feb-2014 1.94% 24.09 23.89 23.30
Average Weekly Hours 33.40 Hours Feb-2014 -0.59% 33.60 33.70 33.70
Unemployment Rate 6.70% % Feb-2014 -15.19% 7.20% 7.50% 8.30%
Initial Jobless Claims 302.00 1000s 05-Apr-2014 -6.78% 319.00 328.00 347.00
Continuing Claims 2,750.00 1000s 29-Mar-2014 -9.68% 2,850.00 2,915.00 2,881.00

Economic Projections

    Detailed topic page: US Economic Projections

Name Present Units As Of 1Y Ahead 5Y Ahead 10Y Ahead
GDP 15,811.00 Billion USD Sep-2012 16,194.55 20,354.82 25,242.91
CPI 230.08 Index; 2005=100 Sep-2012 233.66 253.82 284.31
Unemployment Rate 7.83% % Dec-2012 7.99% 5.55% 5.30%
10-Year Treasury Note 1.71% % Dec-2012 2.26% 5.20% 5.20%

Exchange Rates

    Detailed topic page: USD Exchange Rates

Currency Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago
Japanese Yen 102.42 JPY per USD 25-Apr-2014 -2.65% 81.75 117.19
Euro 0.72 EUR per USD 25-Apr-2014 -0.44% 0.72 0.72
Pound Sterling 0.60 GBP per USD 25-Apr-2014 -1.83% 0.60 0.60
Swiss Franc 0.88 CHF per USD 25-Apr-2014 -0.87% 0.88 0.88
Canadian Dollar 1.10 CAD per USD 25-Apr-2014 3.09% 1.10 1.10
Australian Dollar 1.08 AUD per USD 25-Apr-2014 -4.45% 1.07 1.07
New Zealand Dollar 1.16 NZD per USD 25-Apr-2014 -5.04% 1.16 1.15
Swedish Krona 6.57 SEK per USD 25-Apr-2014 1.25% 6.60 6.56
Norwegian Krone 5.99 NOK per USD 25-Apr-2014 -2.26% 5.98 5.96

Stock Indexes

    Detailed topic page: US Stock Indexes

Currency Level As Of 1D Chg MTD Chg YTD Chg
S&P 500 Index 1,878.61 24-Apr-2014 0.17% 0.33% 1.64%
NASDAQ 100 Index 3,881.45 23-Apr-2014 -0.21% 0.42% 9.99%
NASDAQ Composite Index 4,148.34 24-Apr-2014 0.52% -1.21% -0.68%
NASDAQ Bank Index 2,679.84 19-Mar-2014 0.16% 6.34% -3.15%
NASDAQ Computer Index 2,122.57 06-Mar-2014 0.06% 1.74% 1.96%
Wilshire 5000 Index 19,970.12 24-Apr-2014 0.08% -0.13% 1.34%
CBOE Gold Index 96.31 23-Apr-2014 2.41% 2.02% 11.96%

Housing

    Detailed topic page: US Housing

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago
Average New Home Price 317,500.00 Dollars Feb-2014 2.55% 335,700.00 314,000.00
Building Permits 997.00 1000 Units Mar-2014 0.61% 1,017.00 918.00
Housing Starts 946.00 1000 Units Mar-2014 -7.62% 1,101.00 835.00
30-Year Mortgage Rate 4.34% % Mar-2014 -2.69% 4.26% 4.07%
Case-Shiller 20-City Index 151.71 Index; Jan 2000 = 100 Mar-2013 3.54% 145.15 141.48
Case-Shiller 10-City Index 165.06 Index; Jan 2000 = 100 Mar-2013 3.80% 157.50 154.16

Interest Rates

    Detailed topic page: US Interest Rates

Currency Level As Of 1D Chg 1M Chg 1Y Chg
Fed Funds Effective 0.10% 23-Apr-2014 0.00% 66.67% 42.86%
6-Month LIBOR 0.32% 17-Apr-2014 -0.34% -2.77% -8.10%
1-Year T-Bill 0.10% 23-Apr-2014 0.00% -16.67% -16.67%
10-Year T-Note 2.70% 23-Apr-2014 -1.10% -1.10% -11.18%
Prime Rate 3.25% 23-Apr-2014 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
HY Index 5.15% 23-Apr-2014 0.10% -2.11% -8.11%

Demography

    Detailed topic page: US Demography

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago vs World
Total Population 313,914,040.00 Persons 2012 0.75% 304,093,966.00 290,107,933.00 244,499,000.00
Population of Largest City 19,544,371.00 Persons 2011 0.61% 19,028,662.00 18,214,058.00 15,917,876.00
Population Density 34.06 Persons / sq. km. 2011 0.73% 32.88 31.39 26.45
Population Growth Rate 0.74% % 2012 2.10% 0.95% 0.86% 0.91%
Net Immigration 5,000,002.00 Persons 2012 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Fertility Rate 1.89% Births / Woman 2011 -1.89% 2.12% 2.01% 1.87%
Sex Ratio at Birth 1.05 Females / 1000 Males 2011 0.02% 1.05 1.05 1.05
Child Mortality 7.10 Deaths / 1000 Births 2012 -2.74% 7.70 8.10 11.90
Life Expectancy at Birth 78.64 Years 2011 0.13% 77.84 76.84 74.77

Deaths and Disease

    Detailed topic page: US Health

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago vs World
Immunization Rate - Polio 93.00% % of Births 2012 0.00% 94.00% 91.00% 97.00%
Low Birth Weight Babies 7.80% % of Births 2002 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Adults Living with HIV 1,300,000.00 1000 Persons 2011 0.00% 1,200,000.00 1,000,000.00 n.a.
Tuberculosis Prevalence 4.70 Cases per 100,000 2011 -7.84% 5.90 7.40 n.a.
Deaths - Disease and Malnutrition 6.05% % of Deaths 2008 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Deaths - Injury and Accident 7.38% % of Deaths 2008 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Deaths - Non-communicable Diseases 86.57% % of Deaths 2008 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Healthcare

    Detailed topic page: US Health

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago vs World
Physicians 24.22 Per 10,000 2009 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Nurses and Midwives 98.20 Per 10,000 2005 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Pharmaceutical Personnel 8.80 Per 10,000 2000 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Hospital Beds 30.00 Per 10,000 2009 -3.23% n.a. n.a. n.a.
Healthcare Spending 8,607.88 USD at PPP 2011 4.55% 7,482.46 5,453.00 n.a.

Society

    Detailed topic page: US Society

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago vs World
Estimated Government Effectiveness 1.41 Scale: -2.5 to 2.5 2011 -2.32% 1.59 1.70 n.a.
Social Contributions 35.62% % of revenue 2011 -11.08% 35.16% 39.02% n.a.
Internet Users 81.03 per 100 2012 4.06% 74.00 61.70 n.a.
International Tourism Receipts 8.83% % of total exports 2011 -1.39% 8.96% n.a. n.a.

Education

    Detailed topic page: US Education

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago ~25Y Ago vs World
Primary Enrolment Rate 98.78% % 2011 -0.68% 101.62% 99.51% 100.38%
Secondary Enrolment Rate 93.55% % 2011 0.39% 95.04% 92.47% 95.19%
Tertiary Enrolment Rate 94.81% % 2010 6.43% 82.64% 69.49% 59.74%
Primary Pupil-Teacher Ratio 14.29 Ratio 2011 5.11% 13.80 14.83 n.a.
Secondary Pupil-Teacher Ratio 14.49 Ratio 2011 5.31% 14.56 14.88 n.a.

Transportation

    Detailed topic page: US Transportation

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago
Road Network 4,067,076.86 Miles 2010 0.40% 4,016,741.00 3,948,335.00
Road Vehicle Miles 2,966,494.41 Million Vehicle-Miles 2010 0.33% 3,014,371.00 2,795,610.00
Motor Vehicle Production 4,105,853 Units 2012 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Motor Vehicle Sales 1,560.40 1000 Units Mar-2014 12.35% 1,266.00 1,429.60
Frieght Ton-Miles 4,302,319.66 Million Ton-Miles 2009 -7.42% 4,570,316.21 4,328,750.06
Retail Gas Price 3.54 USD /Gallon 15-Apr-2013 7.40% 3.70 1.56
Registered Vehicles 250,272,812 Units 2010 -1.55% 250,844,644 235,331,382
Road Fatalities 32,367 People 2011 -1.92% 41,259 43,005

Taxes

    Detailed topic page: US Taxes

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago
Revenue from Individual Income Taxes 7.30% % 2012 0.00% 8.00% 7.20%
Revenue from Corporate Income Taxes 1.60% % 2012 33.33% 2.10% 1.20%
Average Combined Tax Rates at Median Income 12.97% % 2013 15.50% 12.12% 13.03%

Trade

    Detailed topic page: US Trade

Indicator Level Units As Of 1M Chg 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago
Total Exports 123,956.10 % Feb-2014 -2.79% -5.33% 117,446.90 79,395.50
Total Imports 170,297.40 % Feb-2014 -7.80% -6.54% 166,518.10 144,262.00
Trade Balance -46,341.20 % Feb-2014 -18.97% -9.63% -49,071.30 -64,866.50

Energy

    Detailed topic page: US Energy

Indicator Level Units As Of 1Y Chg ~5Y Ago ~10Y Ago
Total Electricity Exports 19.11 % 2010 5.34% 24.27 n.a.
Total Electricity Imports 45.08 % 2010 -13.62% 42.69 n.a.
Total Oil Supply 11,757.61 % Dec-2012 8.84% 10,879.55 10,915.58

Sources

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