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U.S. ranks 6th in production of Figs

13 April 2011 Leave a comment

According to data from FAOStat, in 2009, the U.S. produced 4% of the world’s figs, producing 38828 tonnes of figs. The US ranks 6th in countries that produce figs.  Egypt ranks first in fig production with 35% of the world’s figs, and Turkey in second with 25% of the world’s figs.

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The U.S. ranks 11th in number of internet users

10 April 2011 4 comments

According to UN Data, the U.S. has approximately 73 internet users per 100 individuals. The U.S. ties for 9th in this category alongside Canada and Switzerland, who also have 73 users.  Norway ranks first with 85 users and the Netherlands second with 84 users.

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The U.S. Ranks 30th in number of hospital beds

5 April 2011 2 comments

According to most recent UN Data from 2006, United States has 31 hospital beds per every 100,000 individuals. The U.S. ranks 30th in this category. Japan ranks first with 140 beds per every 100,000 individuals and Russia in second with 97 beds per 100,000 people.

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The U.S. ranks 32nd in Deaths Per Intentional Homicide

17 March 2011 2 comments

According to data from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 5.22 of all 100,000 deaths in the United States are the result of an intentional homicide, making the United States rank  32nd in that category. Honduras ranks first with 60.87 of every 100,00 deaths as intentional homicide.

Categories: Ranking of 21 to 50

The U.S. Ranks Third in Production of Grapes

According to data from FAO Stat, the United States produces 6411660 tonnes of Grapes each year, ranking third amongst competing countries. Itals ranks first with 8242500 tonnes of grapes produced in 2009.

Entry prepared by Erika Cary.

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