According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2011 the total hourly compensation costs in American manufacturing was $35.53 per hour, which makes the United States rank sixteenth out of thirty-four countries ranked in that category. Norway ranks first, with a compensation cost of $64.15 per hour.
According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2011 the United States exported an estimated 42,670,000,000 cubic meters of natural gas, or 3.7% of the world’s total natural gas exports. That is enough to make the United States rank seventh out of forty-nine natural gas exporting countries. Russia ranks first, exporting 200,100,000,000 cubic meters of natural gas, or 17.4% of the world’s total.
According to the United Nations Development Program, in 2010 public spending on health care amounted to 9.5% of GDP. This is enough to make the United States rank sixth out of one hundred eighty-eight countries ranked in that category. The Marshall Islands ranked first, with public health expenditure amounting to 15.0% of GDP.