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The U.S. ranks 12th in leisure time

5 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, the average American spends 24% of her or his day in leisure activities, which makes the United States rank twelfth out of eighteen OECD nations in that category. Belgium ranks first, at 27.7%, and Mexico ranks last, at 15.8%. The OECD average is 24.1%.

The U.S. ranks 10th in fire deaths

5 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2005, an estimated 3,700 Americans died by fire, which makes the United States rank tenth in that category. India ranks first, with 147,000 death by fire.

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