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
According to the World Bank, in 2009 the total value of exports of goods and services from the United States equaled to 11% of the country’s GDP. That makes the United States tied for one hundred and thirty-eighth with Brazil out of one hundred forty-three countries in that category. Luxembourg ranks first, with exports equaled to 169% of GDP.
According to the World Bank, the average precipitation depth in the United States in 2008 was 715 millimeters (28.15 inches), which makes the United States rank one-hundred-and-eighth in the world in that category. Sao Tome and Principe ranks first, with 3200 millimeters (125.98 inches) of rain in 2008.
According to the International Centre for Prison Studies, 20.8% of all prisoners in the U.S. have not stood trial, which makes the United States rank one-hundred and thirty-second out of one-hundred and ninety-six countries ranked in that category. Liberia ranks first, with 97.3% of all prisoners detained without trial.