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The U.S. ranks 3rd in global competitiveness

8 September 2014 2 comments

According to the World Economic Forum’s 2014-15 Global Competitiveness Report, the United States has the third most competitive economy in the world. (The U.S. ranked fifth in 2013-14.) Switzerland has the most competitive economy. Global competitiveness is “defined as the set of institutions, policies and factors that determine the level of productivity.”

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in Jewish population

23 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, an estimated 1.8% of Americans are Jewish, which makes the United States rank third out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. Israel ranks first, with 75.6% of Israelis being Jewish. Only six countries have Jewish populations equalling one percent or more of the total population: Israel, Gibraltar, United States, Monaco, Belize, and Canada.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in religiously unaffiliated persons

19 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 50,980,000 religiously unaffiliated persons living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank third out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with an estimated 700,680,000 religiously unaffiliated persons.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in electricity imports

2 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the International Energy Agency, in 2010 the United States imported a net total of twenty-six terawatts of electricity, or 10.7% of the world’s total electricity imports. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Italy ranks first, importing forty-four terawatts, or 18.2% of the world’s total. Just five countries–Italy, Brazil, United States, Finland, and Argentina–account for over half of all electricity imports in the world.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in oil production

4 November 2012 2 comments

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2011 the United States produced an estimated 9,023,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bbl/day), or 10.6% of the world’s crude oil. That is enough to make the United States rank third out of one hundred two oil-producing nations. Saudi Arabia ranks first, producing 11,150,000 bbl/day, or 13.1% of the world’s total. The top ten oil producing countries account for 63.2% of all the oil produced in the world.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in liking the United States

23 May 2012 132 comments

According to the Pew Global Attitudes Project, seventy-nine percent of Americans in 2011 had a favorable view of Americans. That makes the United States rank third out of twenty-three countries ranked in that category. Japan ranks first, with eight-five percent of Japanese having a favorable view of the United States.

In 2010, the United States ranked second (Kenya was first), with 86% of Americans having a favorable view of the United States.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in human development

3 November 2011 3 comments

According to the United Nations’ 2011 Human Development Index, the United States has a human development score of 0.910, which makes the United States tied for third with Netherlands in that category. Norway ranks first, with a human development score of 0.943.

The indicators that the United Nations considers when building its index are health, education, and income.