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The U.S. ranks 9th in arable land

16 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, in 2007 there were 0.57 hectares of arable land for every person in the United States, which makes the united States tied for ninth with Belarus in that category. Australia ranks first, with 2.10 hectares of arable land for every person in Australia.

The U.S. ranks 38th in potato consumption

26 November 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2003 Americans consumed 63 kilograms per capita of potatoes, which was enough to make the United States rank thirty-eighth out of 176 countries in that category. Belarus ranked first, consuming 172 kilograms per capita.

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The U.S. ranks 40th in low maternal death risk

28 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to UNICEF, the lifetime maternal death risk in the United States is 1 in 4800, which makes the United States tied for fortieth with Belarus in that category. Ireland ranks first, with a lifetime maternal death risk rate of 1 in 47,600.

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The U.S. ranks 25th in pork consumption

16 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2005 Americans consumed an average of 30 kilograms of pork, enough to make the United States tied for twenty-fifth in that category, with Belarus and Estonia. Austria ranked first, at 74 kilograms/person/year.

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The U.S. ranks 32nd for built-up land

28 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Global Footprint Network, the United States is tied for thirty-second (with Laos, Macedonia, Peru, Burkina Faso, Kyrgyzstan, Jordan, Latvia, Belarus, Italy, Albania, and Egypt) in terms of global  hectare per capita of built up land. Belgium ranks first.

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