According to Ipsos, 28% of Americans report being “very happy.” That is enough to make the United States tied for sixth with Australia in that category out of twenty-four countries. Indonesia ranks first, with 51% of Indonesians reporting being “very happy.”
According to British Petroleum, between 2008 and 2009 natural gas production increased in the United States by 3.5%, which makes the United States tied for seventeenth with Indonesia in that category. India ranks first, with an increase in natural gas production of 28.9%.
According to the World Resources Institute, 2,730,000 hectares of land in the United States are permanent cropland, which makes the United States rank thirteenth out of 197 countries ranked in that category. Indonesia ranks first, with 13,600,000 hectares of permanent cropland.
According to the World Resources Institute, in 2006 the United States consumed 25,278.6 thousand metric tonnes of fertilizer, or 14.9% of the world’s total fertilizer consumption, which makes the United States rank second in that category. China ranks first, consuming 55,925.6 thousand metric tonnes, or 32.9% of the world total. Just five countries–China, the United States, India, Brazil, and Indonesia–account for two-thirds of all fertilizer consumption.
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the United States exported 228 head of asses in 2007, which made the United States rank eighth in that category. Indonesia ranked first, exporting 3870 head of asses.
According to the World Resources Institute, there are forty-one endangered mammal species in the United States, which makes the United States rank fifteenth in this category. Indonesia ranks first, with 146 endangered mammal species.
There are 1,094 endangered mammal species in the world as a whole.
According to the OECD, between 2003 and 2006, American students declined by nine points in their PISA mathematics performance scores, which made the United States rank thirty-fourth out of thirty nine countries in that category. Indonesia ranked first, with an increase of 31 points in the PISA score.
For the OECD as a whole, there was a decline of two points between 2003 and 2006. The worst performing country was France, with a decline of fifteen points