According to the World Bank, 19% of the land in the United States is arable, which makes the United States tied for fifty-sixth with Morocco in that category. Bangladesh ranks first, with 61.1% arable land.
According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States imported $2,121,688,000 worth of live animals (except fish), or 18.2% of the total live animal imports in the world. That was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.
According to the World Resources Institute, the United States has total actual renewable water resources totaling 3069 cubic kilometers, enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Brazil ranks first, with renewable water resources of 8233 cubic kilometers.
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States produced 4,237,730 tonnes of apples, or 6.6% of the world’s total apple production. That was enough to make the United States rank second in that category. China ranked first, producing 27,507,000 tonnes, or 42.8% of the world total.
According to the Programme for International Student Assessment, in 2006, 1.0% of female students in the United States scored at a Level 6 (669.30 points or higher) on the international mathematics assessment. That was enough to make the United States rank thirty-first out of forty-four OECD and partner nations. Taiwan ranked first, with 10.2% of female students scoring at a Level 6.
According to UNICEF, the lifetime maternal death risk in the United States is 1 in 4800, which makes the United States tied for fortieth with Belarus in that category. Ireland ranks first, with a lifetime maternal death risk rate of 1 in 47,600.
According to the British Geological Survey, in 2006 the United States produced 4,292 kilograms of platinum, enough to make the United States rank fifth in that category. South Africa ranks first, producing 168,125 kilograms of platinum in 2006.
According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States imported $14,235,941,000 worth of paper and paperboard, which was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.