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.
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.
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
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.
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