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The U.S. ranks 2nd in pork production

3 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to pig-international.com, the United States produced 9,390,000 tons of pork in 2005, which made it rank second in that category. China ranked first, producing 49,685,000 tons of pork.

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The U.S. ranks 10th in teachers’ salaries

3 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the most recent data available from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, the top teacher salary for secondary teachers in the United States in 1999 was $48,037, making the U.S. rank tenth in that category. Switzerland ranked first, with a top teacher salary of $73,946. The OECD mean salary in that category was $41,366.

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