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The U.S. ranks 2nd in breadth of global connectedness

29 December 2012 2 comments

According to DHL, the United States has a “breadth of global connectedness” score of 46.82 (out of a possible score of 50), which makes the United States rank second out of one hundred forty countries ranked in that category. The United Kingdom ranks first, with a score of 49.37.

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The U.S. ranks 13th in Buddhists

28 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, the United States has an estimated population of 3,570,000 Buddhists. That is enough to make the United States rank thirteenth out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with a population of 244,130,000 Buddhists.

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The U.S. ranks 52nd in Muslims

27 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum for Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 2,770,000 Muslims living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank fifty-second out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. Indonesia ranks first, with an estimated population of 209,120,000 Muslims.

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The U.S. ranks 120th in Christians

25 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum for Religion and Public Life, 78.3% of Americans are Christians, which makes the United States rank one hundred twentieth out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. Five countries are tied for first, with more than 99% of their populations being Christian. These countries are Vatican City, Tokelau, Timor-Leste, Romania, and Papua New Guinea.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in Christians

24 December 2012 1 comment

According to the Pew Forum for Religion and Public Life, in 2010 the United States had an estimated Christian population of 243,060,000, or about 11.0% of the world’s total Christians. That is enough to make the United States rank first out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in Jewish population

23 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, an estimated 1.8% of Americans are Jewish, which makes the United States rank third out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. Israel ranks first, with 75.6% of Israelis being Jewish. Only six countries have Jewish populations equalling one percent or more of the total population: Israel, Gibraltar, United States, Monaco, Belize, and Canada.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in Jewish population

23 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 5,690,000 Jews living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank first out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category.

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