Economy of United States

Imports
Imports commoditiesagricultural products 4.9%, industrial supplies 32.9% (crude oil 8.2%), capital goods 30.4% (computers, telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power machinery), consumer goods 31.8% (automobiles, clothing, medicines, furniture, toys)
Import partnersChina 19%, Canada 14.1%, Mexico 12%, Japan 6.4%, Germany 4.7% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesagricultural products (soybeans, fruit, corn) 9.2%, industrial supplies (organic chemicals) 26.8%, capital goods (transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment) 49.0%, consumer goods (automobiles, medicines) 15.0%
Export partnersCanada 18.9%, Mexico 14%, China 7.2%, Japan 4.5% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productswheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products
Industrial productshighly diversified, world leading, high-technology innovator, second largest industrial output in world; petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, consumer goods, lumber, mining
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)6.60 % (2013-11)7.00 % (2013-10)7.00 % (2013-09)7.30 % (2013-08)7.70 % (2013-07)7.80 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of United States
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)6.30 % (2014-05)6.30 % (2014-04)6.70 % (2014-03)6.70 % (2014-02)6.60 % (2014-01)6.70 % (2013-12)7.00 % (2013-11)7.20 % (2013-10)7.20 % (2013-09)7.20 % (2013-08)7.30 % (2013-07)7.50 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of United States
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold150 Billion $ (2012)148 Billion $ (2011)132 Billion $ (2010)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of United States
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices1.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)0.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)1.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-01)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)0.90 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)0.50 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-09)1.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-08)1.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of United States
Inflation1.50 % (2013)2.10 % (2012)3.10 % (2011)
Inflation of United States
Unemployment7.30 % (2013)8.10 % (2012)9.00 % (2011)
Unemployment of United States
GDP - Official Exchange Rate16.7 Trillion $ (2013)16.0 Trillion $ (2012)15.5 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of United States
GDP growth rate1.60 % (2013)2.80 % (2012)1.80 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of United States
GDP per Capita (PPP)52,800 $ (2013)51,700 $ (2012)49,100 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of United States
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity16.7 Trillion $ (2013)16.2 Trillion $ (2012)15.3 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of United States
GDP PPP per land area1.70 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)1.65 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)1.56 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of United States
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate0.50 % (2010)0.50 % (2009)0.50 % (2009)
Central bank discount rate of United States
Commercial bank prime lending rate3.30 % (2013)3.25 % (2012)3.25 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of United States
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP1.10 % (2013)1.10 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP19.5 % (2013)19.2 % (2012)
Services % of GDP79.4 % (2013)79.7 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals67.0 Million (2012)62.7 Million (2011)59.8 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of United States
International tourism, number of departures60.7 Million (2012)58.5 Million (2011)60.3 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of United States
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio21.3 % (2012)20.0 % (2011)19.3 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of United States
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)71.8 % of GDP (2013)70.0 % of GDP (2012)67.8 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of United States
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-2.71 % of GDP (2012)-2.95 % of GDP (2011)-3.00 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of United States
Current Account Balance (Total)-360.70 Billion $ (2013)-440.40 Billion $ (2012)-465.90 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of United States
External Debt (Total)15.7 Trillion $ (2012)14.7 Trillion $ (2011)14.0 Trillion $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of United States
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)97.9 % of GDP (2012)94.7 % of GDP (2011)95.4 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of United States
External Debt per Capita49,961 $ (2012)46,962 $ (2011)45,195 $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of United States