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The U.S. ranks 13th in pineapple exports

12 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2006 the United States exported $16,470,000 worth of pineapple, or 1.2% of the world’s total. That was enough to make the United States rank thirteenth in that category. Costa Rica ranked first, exporting $440,264,000 worth of pineapple, or 31.7% of the world’s total.

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The U.S. ranks 20th in urban population

12 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 81% of Americans live in urban populations, which makes the United States tied for twentieth in that category with South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Singapore and Hong Kong are tied for first, at 100%.

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