Comparison: United States and Mexico

United States Mexico
Constitution 1789 1917
Area 9.63 million sq km 1.97 million sq km
Population 295.7 million 106.2 million
Life expectancy 77.7 years 75.2 years
Infant mortality rate 6.5 per 1000 20.9 per 1000
Indigenous languages 162 291
Indigenous population 1.9 million 5.9 million
Literacy 97% 87%
Annual GDP growth 4.4% 4.1%
Per capita GDP $40,100 $9,600
World GDP ranking 4 80
% in poverty 12% 40%

Sources: CIA World Factbook, NationMaster, Ethnologue

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