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The U.S. ranks 1st in prisoners

31 January 2015 2 comments

According to the International Centre for Prison Studies, there are 2,228,424 prisoners in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category. The second highest number of prisoners is in China, at 1,701,344.

The U.S. ranks 19th in national satisfaction

5 January 2015 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Global Attitudes Project, 33% of Americans are satisfied “with the way things are going” in their country. That makes the United States rank nineteenth out of forty-four countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with 87% of Chinese saying that they are satisfied with how things are going in China.

The U.S. ranks 30th in folk religions

31 December 2013 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 630,000 Americans who practice folk religions. That is enough to make the United States rank thirtieth out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with an estimated 294,320,000 practitioners of folk religions.

Folk religions

The U.S. ranks 24th in literacy

4 December 2013 2 comments

According to the Program for International Student Assessment, the average reading literacy score for U.S. fifteen-year old students is 498 (out of 1000 possible points). That is enough to make the United States rank twenty-fourth out of sixty-five educational systems ranked in that category. Shangai, China, ranked first, with a score of 570.

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The U.S. ranks 11th in condom use at most recent sex

7 March 2013 Leave a comment

According to the Durex study “Face of Global Sex 2012,” 65.3% of Americans report having used a condom during their most recent sexual experience. That is enough to make the United States rank eleventh out of thirty-seven countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with 78.9% of Chinese reporting having used a condom during their most recent sexual experience.

Condom use at last sex

The U.S. ranks 13th in Buddhists

28 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, the United States has an estimated population of 3,570,000 Buddhists. That is enough to make the United States rank thirteenth out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with a population of 244,130,000 Buddhists.

Buddhists

 

The U.S. ranks 3rd in religiously unaffiliated persons

19 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 50,980,000 religiously unaffiliated persons living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank third out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with an estimated 700,680,000 religiously unaffiliated persons.

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