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The U.S. ranks 48th in emigrants to Africa

8 November 2009 1 comment

According to the 2009 United Nations Human Development Report, 2.7% of all emigrants from the United States reside in Africa, which makes the United States rank forty-eighth out of 182 countries in that category. Burkina Faso ranks first, with 94.0% of all emigrants from that country residing in Africa.

Emigrants to Africa.xlsx

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.

chart-of-built-up-land