Archive for 4 January 2011

The U.S. ranks 1st in GDP

4 January 2011 1 comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2009 the U.S. had a gross domestic product (GDP) of $14,430,000,000,000, which makes the United States rank first in that category.

The U.S. ranks 27th in food security

4 January 2011 Leave a comment

According to Gallup, 16% of Americans stated that they did not have enough money to buy needed food at some point within the past twelve months. That is enough to make the United States tied for twenty-seventh with Syria, Lithuania, and South Korea, out of one hundred thirteen countries ranked in that category. Singapore ranked first, with 2% of residents reporting not having enough money to buy needed food.