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The U.S. ranks 6th in sunflower seed production

According to data from FAOstat, in 2009 the United States produced 1,377,130 sunflower seeds, or 5% of the world’s total production. That is enough to make the United States rank sixth in that category. Russia ranked first producing 6,454,320 sunflower seeds or 26% of the world total.

Prepared by Dan Witkowski

The U.S. ranks 2nd in CO2 emissions from consumption of energy

According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2009 the United States emitted 5,424.53 million metric tons of Carbon Dioxide from the consumption of energy, which is enough to make the United States rank second in that category. China ranks first, emitting 7706.83 million metric tons of Carbon Dioxide.

Prepared by Dan Witkowski

The U.S. ranks 79th in lowest fossil fuel energy consumption

6 April 2011 1 comment

According to The World Bank, in 2007 the United states consumed 85.6% of its total fossil fuel energy, which makes the United States rank seventy-ninth in that category. Congo ranks first, consuming only 4.2% of its total fossil fuel energy.

Prepared by Dan Witkowski

The U.S. ranks 148th in gasoline pump prices

According to the World Bank, Americans in 2008 paid $ 0.56 per liter at the gas pumps making the United States rank one hundred and forty-eighth of one hundred and sixty-seven  countries ranked in that category. Eritrea ranked first, paying $2.53 per liter at the gas pumps.

Entry prepared by Dan Witkowski

The U.S. ranks 55th in Muslim population

26 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Research Center, in 2009 the United States had a Muslim population of 2,454,000. That is enough to make the United States rank fifty-fifth out of one hundred and sixty-nine countries ranked. Indonesia ranked first with a Muslim population of 202,867,000.

Entry Prepared by Dan Witkowski