United States
The US economy is fueled by abundant natural resources, a well-developed infrastructure, and high productivity. Main industries are petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing and mining. It mostly exports agricultural products, fuels and mining products and manufactured value-added products.

Descreptive Data

Unemployment, %6.7
Ages 15-24 Population Ratio, %46.553
Population Over 65, %20
Net Migration Rate4774029
EIU Country Risk Score22
Fitch Sovereign RatingAAA
S&P Sovereign RatingAA+
Moody's Sovereign Rating
Big Mac Index5.71

Economic Data

2017201820192020
Ability to Pay
Real GDP YOY%2.2%3%2.2%
GDP Value (BLN USD)194852061221433
GDP per Capita (USD)59792630566525463051
Currency Reserves ex Gold (BLN USD)112115118
Reserves 1Y Chg (%)5.6%2.2%3.2%
Total External Debt (%GDP)82%
Total External Debt (BLN USD)16037
Budget Surplus/def (%GDP)-4.7%-15%
Inflation (Risk)
CPI (yoy %)2.1%2.5%1.8%1.2%
Trade Balance
Current Account (% of GDP)-2.3%-2.2%-2.2%
Exports (BLN USD)150116351599
Imports (BLN USD)234325432498
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment (%)4.4%3.9%3.7%8.1%

Financial Data

2017201820192020
Equity & Banking Sector (Risk)
1Y Price Change (%) (SPX Index)19%-6.2%29%16%
EIU Banking Risk25
Credit Market (Risk)
10Y Bond Spread (10Y UST)2.42.71.90.9
5Y CDS
Foreign Exchange (Risk)
3 Month Deposit (%)1.7%2.8%1.9%0.3%
FX Vol - 3M Implied Vol7.37.35.16.6
Historical 3M Volatility5.974.46.3
Real Effective Exchange Rate112117117113
Real Rates (%)-0.4%0.3%0.03%-0.9%

Political Risk

2017201820192020
Political Risk Exposure
EIU Political Risk20
Risk From Doing Business
Ease of Doing Business Rank8686
Starting a Business Rank51495355
Risk From Government
WGI Control Of Corruption1.41.31.2
WGI Govt Effectiveness1.61.61.5
WGI Regulatory Quality1.61.61.4
WGI Rule Of Law1.61.51.5
Deviation of United States's risk relative to Geo Peers
-100 = min risk100 = max risk,
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