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The U.S. ranks 48th in motorcycle helmet use

9 August 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 58% of motorcycle riders in the United States wear helmets, which makes the United States tied with Greece for forty-eighth out of the sixty-four countries who reported such data. Several countries tied for first, with an estimated 100% helmet use: Chile, Micronesia, Norway, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, and Zambia.

The U.S. ranks 121st in male labor participation

28 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 70.3% of American males over the age of fifteen were in the labor force in 2008, which makes the United States tied for one-hundred-twenty-first in that category with Chile and Turkmenistan. The United Arab Emirates ranks first, at 93.5%.

The U.S. ranks 5th in apple exports

12 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States exported 663,465 metric tonnes of apples, enough to make the United States rank fifth in that category. Chile ranks first, exporting 1,549,269 tonnes.

The U.S. ranks 5th in apple exports

23 February 2010 Leave a comment

According to FAO Stat, the United States exported 663,465 tonnes of apples in 2007. This was 7.8% of the world’s total apple exports and was enough for the United States to rank fifth in that category. Chile ranked first, exporting 1,549,269 tonnes of apples or 18.2% of the total world exports.

Entry by Sean Fishel.

The U.S. ranks 17th in property rights

1 February 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2010 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a property rights score of 85, which makes the United States tied for seventeenth with Chile and the United Kingdom in that category, out of 179 ranked countries. New Zealand and Sweden rank first, with a score of 95.

The U.S. ranks 24th in female life expectancy

22 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank’s World Development Report, 2009, American women have a life expectancy at birth of 81 years, which makes the United States tied for twenty-fourth in that category with Chile, Costa Rica, and the United Kingdom. Japan ranks first, with a female life expectancy of 86 years at birth.

female life expectancy.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 3rd in iodine

15 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2006 the United States produced 1,220,000 kilograms of iodine, or 4.6% of the world’s total, which is enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Chile ranks first, producing 16,494,000 kilograms, or 61.8% of the world’s total.

iodine production.xlsx

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