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, %3.8
Ages 15-24 Population Ratio, %46.42
Population Over 65, %19.7
Net Migration Rate4500000
EIU Country Risk Score22
Fitch Sovereign RatingAAA
S&P Sovereign RatingAA+
Moody's Sovereign Rating
Big Mac Index5.28

Economic Data

2014201520162017
Ability to Pay
Budget Surplus/def (%GDP)
Currency Reserves ex Gold (BLN USD)119107106112
GDP per Capita (USD)54560561755760859501
GDP Value (BLN USD)17428181211862519391
Real GDP YOY%2.6%2.9%1.5%2.3%
Reserves 1Y Chg (%)-11%-11%-0.2%5.6%
Total External Debt (%GDP)74%74%77%77%
Total External Debt (BLN USD)12966133371424815008
Inflation (Risk)
CPI (yoy %)1.6%0.1%1.3%2.1%
Trade Balance
Current Account (% of GDP)-2.1%-2.4%-2.4%-2.3%
Exports (BLN USD)1560144713891505
Imports (BLN USD)2348224221892343
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment (%)6.2%5.3%4.9%4.4%

Financial Data

2014201520162017
Credit Market (Risk)
10Y Bond Spread (10Y UST)2.22.32.42.4
5Y CDS1620
Equity & Banking Sector (Risk)
1Y Price Change (%) (SPX Index)11%-0.7%9.5%19%
EIU Banking Risk21242325
Foreign Exchange (Risk)
3 Month Deposit (%)0.3%0.7%1.5%1.7%
FX Vol - 3M Implied Vol9.39.9117.3
Historical 3M Volatility8.5109.26.1
Real Effective Exchange Rate104114117112
Real Rates (%)-1.3%0.5%0.3%-0.4%

Political Risk

2014201520162017
Political Risk Exposure
EIU Political Risk19151920
Risk From Doing Business
Ease of Doing Business Rank7778
Starting a Business Rank41444551
Risk From Government
WGI Control Of Corruption1.31.41.3
WGI Govt Effectiveness1.51.51.5
WGI Regulatory Quality1.31.31.5
WGI Rule Of Law1.61.61.7
Deviation of United States's risk relative to Geo Peers
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