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The U.S. ranks 49th in life expectancy at birth

4 April 2010 1 comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, the Unites States has a life expectancy of 78.11 years at birth, which makes the United States rank forty-ninth in that category out of 224 countries ranked in 2009. Macau ranks first with a life expectancy of 84.36 years.

Entry prepared by Emily VanSickle.

The U.S. ranks 9th in satisfaction in family life

According to the Pew Global Attitudes Survey, 89% of people in the United States are satisfied with their family life, which makes the United States tied for ninth with Spain, out of fifty-three countries surveyed. India ranks first with 96% of people satisfied with their family life.

Entry prepared by Emily VanSickle.

The U.S. ranks 154th in birth rates

2 April 2010 2 comments

According to the CIA World Factbook, the United States has a birth rate of 13.83 births per 1,000 people, which makes it rank one hundred and fifty fourth in that category out of 223 countries ranked in 2009. Niger ranks first with 51.60 births per 1,000 people.

Entry prepared by Emily VanSickle.

The U.S. ranks 4th in households with three or more children

According to the OECD 40.1% of households in the United States have three or more children living in them. This makes the United States rank fourth out of twenty-seven countries ranked in that category. Turkey ranks first with 50.9% of households having three or more children.

Entry by Emily VanSickle.

The U.S. ranks 1st in nurses

According to the World Health Organization, the United States has 2,669,603 nursing personnel, which makes the United States rank first out of 192 countries ranked in that category.

Entry by Emily VanSickle.