According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States exported 380,907 metric tonnes of lettuce and chicory, or 22.9% of the world’s total lettuce and chicory exports. That is enough to the make the United States rank second out of 125 countries ranked in that category. Spain ranks first, exporting 531,394 tonnes, or 32.0% of the world total.
According to the World Resources Institute, in 2004 agricultural workers accounted for 1.8% of all workers in the United States, which makes the United States rank two-hundredth out of two-hundred twenty eight ranked countries. Bhutan ranks first, at 93.6%.
According to Mercer Consulting, Honolulu has an eco-city score of 145.1 (New York City=100), which makes the United States rank second in the eco-city index. Canada ranks first, with Calgary having an eco-city score of 145.7.
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 FIFA, the United States has the fourteenth strongest soccer (football) team in the world. This ranking was established on 26 May 2010 and will be revisited on 14 July 2010. Here are the top twenty countries in the FIFA ranking:
- United States