According to the United Nations Development Programme, in 2010 there were 41.2 babies born to women aged 15 to 19 for every 1000 women aged 15 to 19 in the United States. This makes the United States rank ninety-sixth out of one hundred ninety-four countries ranked in that category. Niger ranks first, with an adolescent fertility rate of 207.1.
According to DHL, the United States has a “depth of global connectedness” score of 18.18 (out of a possible score of 50), which makes the United States rank eighty-ninth out of one hundred forty countries ranked in that category. Hong Kong ranks first, with a score of 50.
According to the World Health Organization, 92% of one-year old children in the U.S. were vaccinated for Hepatitis B in 2009, which makes the United States tied for eighty-ninth in that category with Australia, Burundi, Colombia, Guatemala, North Korea, San Marino, Turkey, Tuvalu, and the United Arab Emirates. Several countries tied for first, with a 99% vaccination rate.
According to the World Health Organization, there were sixteen cases of rubella reported in the United States in 2008, which is enough to make the United States rank rank seventy-fifth in that category. China ranks first, with 120,354 reported cases of rubella.
According to The World Bank, in 2007 the United states consumed 85.6% of its total fossil fuel energy, which makes the United States rank seventy-ninth in that category. Congo ranks first, consuming only 4.2% of its total fossil fuel energy.
Prepared by Dan Witkowski
According to the World Bank, 44.9% of the total land area in the United States is agricultural land, which makes the United States rank eighty-third in that category. Burundi ranks first, with 89.4% of its land used as agricultural land.