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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.

Preview of “Electicity Imports.xlsx”

The U.S. ranks 3rd in surface area

29 December 2010 2 comments

According to the World Bank, the United States has a surface area of 9,632,030 square kilometers, or 7.19% of the world’s total surface area. That is enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Russia ranks first, with a surface area of 17,098,240 square kilometers, or 12.76% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 52nd in homicides

12 September 2010 Leave a comment

According to the most recent data made available to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, the United States has a homicide rate of 5.2 per 100,000 people, which makes the United States tied for fifty-second with Argentina out of one hundred thirty-eight ranked countries. Honduras ranks first, with a homicide rate of 60.9 per 100,000.

The U.S. ranks 7th in World Cup players playing in Europe

7 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Economist, seventeen of the twenty-three members of the 2010 U.S. World Cup team play for European clubs, which makes the United States tied for seventh with Ghana and Argentina in that category. Cameroon ranks first, with all twenty-three members of its team playing for European clubs.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in beef consumption

22 July 2009 2 comments

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2003 Americans consumed 41 kilograms of beef per capita, which made the United States rank third in that category. Argentina ranked first, at 54 kilograms per capita.

Beef Consumption.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 122nd in population growth

21 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, between 1996 and 2006 the United States had annual population growth rate of 1.0%, which made the United States tied for one hundred twenty second with Argentina, Canada, Iceland, Mauritius, Myanmar, Saint Lucia and Zimbabwe. The United Arab Emirates rank first, with an annual population growth rate of 5.0%.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in soybean planting

2 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, in 2005 there were 29.29 million hectares planted with soybeans, or 31.6% of the world’s total soybean plantings, which was enough to make the United States rank first in that category. Five countries–the United States, Brazil, Argentina, China, and India–acounted for more than 90% of the soybeans planted in the world.

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The U.S. ranks 57th in electoral process and pluralism

14 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index, 2008, the United States has a score of 8.75 out of 10 in the measurement of electoral process and pluralism, which measures the fairness of elections as well as the free choice of candidates, and the transparency of campaigns. This score makes the United States tied for fifty-seventh, with Japan, South Africa, Israel, Argentina, Peru, and Guatemala.

The top-ranked country, all of which had a score of 10, are Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Finland, New Zealand, Luxembourg, Australia, and Uruguay.

The U.S. ranks 4th in shelled peanut exports

22 February 2009 1 comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2006 the United States exported 156,789 tonnes of shelled peanuts–15% of the world’s total–which was enough to make it rank fourth in that category. China ranked first, with 234,362 tonnes of exports–21% of the world’s total. The other countries in the top five were India, Argentina, and the Netherlands. Together, these five countries accounted for 78% of total shelled peanut exports.

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