According to the World Health Organization, in 2008 there were 140 cases of measles in the United States, which makes the United States tied for forty-fifth with Zambia out of one hundred eighty three countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with 131,411 cases of measles.
According to the Programme for International Student Assessment, American students scored 502 in the science component of the 2009 PISA assessment. That was enough for the United States to rank twenty-third out of sixty-five ranked economies. China-Shanghai ranked first with a score of 575.
According to the CIA World Factbook, there are 41,009 kilometers of navigable waterways in the United States, which makes the United States rank fourth in that category. China ranks first, with 110,000 kilometers of navigable waterways.
According to the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, the mean temperature in the United States in January is -4.0 degrees celsius, which makes the United States rank eighteenth in that category. Russia ranks first, with a mean January temperature of -25.2 degrees celsius.
According to the Global Footprint Network, in 2007 the United States had a carbon footprint of 5.57 global hectares per capita, which makes the United States rank third out of one hundred fifty-two countries ranked in that category. Qatar ranks first, with a carbon footprint of 8.13 global hectares per capita.
According to FAOStat, in 2008 the producer price for garlic in the United States was $961.00 per tonne, which makes the United States rank forty-eighth in that category. Japan ranks first, with a producer cost of $16,021.80 per tonne.