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The U.S. ranks 4th in employees faking illness

1 September 2011 Leave a comment

According to The Workforce Institute, 52% of American workers admit to calling in sick to work when they aren’t really sick. That is enough to make the United States tied for fourth with Canada out of eight countries surveyed. China ranks first, with 71% of employees admitting to faking illness.

The U.S. ranks 4th in global competitiveness

27 July 2011 Leave a comment

According to the World Economic Forum, in 2011 the United States had a global economic competitiveness score of 5.43, which makes the United States rank fourth in that category. Switzerland ranks first, with a score of 5.63.

The U.S. ranks 4th in spending time with friends

24 April 2011 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, Americans spend use 16% of their total leisure time visiting or entertaining friends, which makes the United States tied for fourth with South Korea out of eighteen ranked OECD countries in that category. Turkey ranks first, at 34%.

The U.S. ranks 4th in raspberries

According to data available from FAOstat, the United States produced 60,056 tons of raspberries in 2009. This is enough for them to rank fourth in this category. Russia ranks first with 120,000 tons in 2009.

Entry prepared by: Henry Cumoletti

The U.S. ranks 4th in planned and/or proposed nuclear reactors

15 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to the World Nuclear Association, there are thirty-two nuclear reactors either planned or proposed for construction in the United States, which is enough to make the United States rank fourth in that category. China ranks first, with 160 nuclear reactors either planned or proposed.

The U.S ranks 4th in urban population

6 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank in 2009, the United States had an urban population of 251,748,760 people. That is enough to make the United States rank fourth in that category. China ranks first with an urban population of 585,842,400.

Prepared by Kiernan Playford

The U.S. ranks 4th in Navigable Waterways

2 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World factbook the United States ranks fourth in navigable waterways with 41,009 kilometers.  China ranks first with 110,00 kilometers.

Prepared by L. Wenthe