1. Environmental Data

Country Name Land area Forest area Arable land
(square km) (% of land area) (% of land area)
World Average 608,817 32 14
United States 9,147,420 33 17
Southeast Philippines 298,170 26 18
South Afghanistan 652,230 2 12
South Bangladesh 130,170 11 59
South Bhutan 38,394 85 2
South India 2,973,190 23 53
South Maldives 300 3 10
South Mauritius 2,030 17 39
South Nepal 143,350 25 16
South Pakistan 770,880 2 27
South Sri Lanka 62,710 30 19
  • Land area: is measured in thousands of square kilometers (sq km). This is a measure of the size of a country.
  • Forested area: measures the percent of land area covered in forest. This is a measure of how much forests cover the country.
  • Arable area: measures the percent of land area suitable for agriculture. This is a measure of how much farmland is available for food production.

2. Population Data

Country Name Population Population density Urban population
(number) (people/sq km) (% of population)
World Average 32,057,824 47 58
United States 309,326,295 34 81
Philippines 93,444,322 313 45
Afghanistan 28,397,812 44 25
Bangladesh 151,125,475 1,161 30
Bhutan 716,939 19 35
India 1,205,624,648 405 31
Maldives 325,694 1,086 40
Mauritius 1,280,924 631 41
Nepal 26,846,016 187 17
Pakistan 173,149,306 225 37
Sri Lanka 20,653,000 329 18
  • Population: measures the number of people. This is a measure of how many people live in a country.
  • Population density: measures the number of people per square kilometer of land area. This is a measure of how crowded a country is.
  • Urban population: measures the percent of the people living in cities. This is a measure of how urbanized a country is.

3. Population Data (continued)

Country Name Fertility Rate Life Expectancy
(births per woman) (years)
World Average 2.9 70.1
United States 1.9 78.5
Philippines 3.2 68.2
Afghanistan 5.7 59.6
Bangladesh 2.3 69.5
Bhutan 2.4 67.0
India 2.6 65.7
Maldives 2.3 76.8
Mauritius 1.5 73.0
Nepal 2.6 67.1
Pakistan 3.4 66.1
Sri Lanka 2.3 73.8
  • Fertility rate: is measured as the number of children the average woman will have. This is a measure of how rapidly a country is growing.
  • Life expectancy: is measured in years. This is a measure of how long an average person can be expected to live.

4. Social Data

Country Name Access to Electricity Improved Sanitation Improved Water Source
(% of population) (% of population) (% of population)
World Average 75.49 72.27 87.88
United States 100.00 99.90 99.10
Philippines 83.30 74.30 91.80
Afghanistan 41.00 28.00 57.10
Bangladesh 55.20 55.00 83.40
Bhutan 72.00 44.90 96.20
India 75.00 34.20 90.70
Maldives 99.90 97.30 98.30
Mauritius 100.00 90.50 99.70
Nepal 76.30 34.10 86.40
Pakistan 91.37 47.30 91.20
Sri Lanka 85.10 90.00 91.40
  • Access to electricity: measures the percent of the population with access to electricity.
  • Access to improved sanitation facilities: measures the percent of the population with access to improved sanitation (sewage).
  • Access to improved water source: measures the percent of the population with access to improved sources of water for drinking.

5. Economic Data

Country Name Gross Domestic Product GDP per capita Foreign Direct Investment
(USD) (USD) (% of GDP)
World Average 276,451,549,381 10,493 7.4
United States 13,598,288,325,134 43,961 1.7
Philippines 131,131,009,141 1,403 0.5
Afghanistan 10,243,250,247 361 0.5
Bangladesh 80,898,426,462 535 0.7
Bhutan 1,288,216,615 1,797 4.7
India 1,243,675,529,852 1,032 1.6
Maldives 1,518,834,121 4,663 10.1
Mauritius 7,824,798,277 6,109 4.4
Nepal 10,103,288,981 376 0.5
Pakistan 129,517,496,850 748 1.1
Sri Lanka 33,253,082,140 1,610 1.0
  • Gross Domestic Product: measures the total value (US dollars) of all the goods and services produced by a country in a year.
  • Gross Domestic Product per capita: measures the GDP per person. It is a measure of the productivity and average income of the population.
  • Foreign Direct Investment: measures the percent of the GDP derived from foreign investments.

6. Public Services Data

Country Name Health Expenditures per capita Public Spending Education Military Expenditure
(USD) (% of GDP) (% of GDP)
World Average 1001.99 4.96 1.95
United States 8254.16 5.42 4.67
Philippines 90.35 .. 1.22
Afghanistan 43.28 .. 3.67
Bangladesh 24.37 .. 1.23
Bhutan 90.21 4.02 ..
India 52.18 3.32 2.71
Maldives 379.21 .. ..
Mauritius 427.39 3.66 0.15
Nepal 35.66 4.72 1.56
Pakistan 29.98 2.29 3.42
Sri Lanka 81.96 1.97 3.09
  • Health Expenditures per capita: measures the amount of money (US dollars) spent per person.
  • Public Spending on Education: measures the percent of the GDP used for education.
  • Military Expenditure: measures the percent of the GDP used for military purposes.

7. Infrastructure Data

Country Name Internet Users Cellular Subscriptions Telephone Lines
(% of population) (% of population) (% of population)
World Average 34.41 89.83 21.06
United States 71.69 91.31 47.93
Philippines 25.00 88.98 3.57
Afghanistan 4.00 45.78 0.06
Bangladesh 3.70 44.95 0.85
Bhutan 13.60 55.00 3.67
India 7.50 62.39 2.91
Maldives 26.53 151.78 8.71
Mauritius 28.33 96.77 31.50
Nepal 7.93 34.25 3.14
Pakistan 8.00 57.28 3.51
Sri Lanka 12.00 83.62 17.24
  • Internet Users: measures the percent of the population who use the Internet.
  • Cellular Subscriptions: measures the percent of the population who use mobile cellular phone services.
  • Telephone Lines: measures the percent of the population with telephone line services.

8. Bibliography

Data, The World Bank.

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