Posts Tagged ‘Belize’

The U.S. ranks 3rd in Jewish population

23 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, an estimated 1.8% of Americans are Jewish, which makes the United States rank third out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. Israel ranks first, with 75.6% of Israelis being Jewish. Only six countries have Jewish populations equalling one percent or more of the total population: Israel, Gibraltar, United States, Monaco, Belize, and Canada.

Preview of “Jewis Population as percent.xlsx”

The U.S. ranks 59th in women and girls

21 October 2011 2 comments

According to the World Bank, in 2010 the female population in the United States accounted for 50.7% of the total population, which made the United States tied for fifty-ninth in that category with Eritrea, Central African Republic, Myanmar, Zimbabwe, Benin, Mexico, Belize, and the Kyrgyz Republic. Latvia and Ukraine ranked first, with females accounting for 54.0% of their total populations.

The U.S. ranks 54th in education expenditures

16 October 2010 1 comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2005 the United States spent an estimated 5.30% of its GDP on education, which makes the United States tied for fifty-fourth in that category with Belize, Jamaica, and the Netherlands, out of  one hundred eighty-two ranked countries. Kiribati ranks first, at 17.80%.