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U.S ranks 5th in commute to work

15 April 2011 Leave a comment

According to the most recent data available from the OECD, the average commute to and from work in the United States is 28 minutes. That is enough to make the United States rank fifth out of twenty-two countries ranked in that category. Korea ranks first, with an average commute to and from work of 40 minutes.

Prepared by Kiernan Playford

The U.S. ranks 4th in potato quantity

7 March 2011 2 comments

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States had about 17177371.9 tonnes of the potatoes, or about 8.32% of the worlds potatoes. That’s enough to make the United States rank fourth in that category. China ranked first with 43480655.72 tonnes of potatoes, or 20.83 % of the worlds total.

The U.S. ranks 5th in ease of doing business

5 December 2010 Leave a comment

According to the report Doing Business 2011, the United States ranks fifth in terms of the ease of doing business in a country. Here are the top ten countries in this ranking:

  1. Singapore
  2. Hong Kong
  3. New Zealand
  4. United Kingdom
  5. United States
  6. Denmark
  7. Canada
  8. Norway
  9. Ireland
  10. Australia

The U.S. ranks 5th in pig iron production

5 November 2010 Leave a comment

According to the British Geological Survey, in 2007 the United States produced 36,100,000 tonnes of pig iron, or 3.6% of the world total. That was enough to make the United States rank fifth in that category. China ranks first, producing 469,449,300 tonnes, or 46.7% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 5th in cottonseed oil

14 October 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2009 the United States produced 285,700 metric tonnes of cottonseed oil, or 6.0% of the world total. That was enough to make the United States rank fifth out of eighty-eight cottonseed oil producing nations. China ranks first, at 1,746,400 metric tonnes, or 36.7% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 5th in disability benefits

20 July 2010 1 comment

According to the OECD, 9.19% of Americans aged 20 to 65 received disability benefits in 2006, which makes the United States rank fifth out of twenty-five ranked countries in that category. Sweden ranks first at 11.23%. The OECD average is 6.74%.

The U.S. ranks 5th in apple exports

12 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States exported 663,465 metric tonnes of apples, enough to make the United States rank fifth in that category. Chile ranks first, exporting 1,549,269 tonnes.