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The U.S. ranks 66th in religious diversity

20 September 2014 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Research Center, the United States has a religious diversity index score of 4.1, which is enough to make the United States tied for sixty-sixth (with the Czech Republic and Nauru) out of two hundred thirty-two countries ranked in that category. Singapore ranks first. The top ten most religiously diverse countries are:

  1. Singapore
  2. Taiwan
  3. Vietnam
  4. Suriname
  5. Guinea Bissau
  6. Togo
  7. Ivory Coast
  8. South Korea
  9. China
  10. Benin

The U.S. ranks 33rd in religiously unaffiliated persons

20 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, an estimated 16.4% of Americans have no religious affiliation. That is enough to make the United States tied for thirty-third with Singapore out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. The Czech Republic ranks first, with an estimated 76.4% of Czech’s have no religious affiliation.

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The U.S. ranks 69th in approval of UN leadership

29 December 2011 Leave a comment

According to Gallup, forty-two percent of Americans approve of the leadership of the United Nations, which makes the United States tied for sixty-ninth in that category with Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Serbia, and Georgia. Sierra Leone ranks first, with eighty-six percent of the population approving of the leadership of the United Nations.

The U.S. ranks 85th in boys going to grade school

6 October 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, between 2000 and 2009, the United States had a net enrollment rate for males in primary school of 91%, which makes the United States tied for eighty-fifth in that category with several other countries–Albania, Croatia, Czech Republic, India, Samoa, Slovakia, Suriname, and Uzbekistan. Several other countries–Burundi, Georgia, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania–tied for first, with 100% of boys going to primary school.

The country with the lowest reported enrollment rate for boys in primary school is Sudan, at 43%.

The U.S. ranks 16th in beer supply

10 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2007 the United States had a beer supply of 236.71 grams per person per day, which makes the United States rank sixteenth in that category. The Czech Republic ranks first, with a beer supply of 405.05 grams per person per day.

The U.S. ranks 24th in press freedom

12 December 2009 Leave a comment

According to Freedom House, the United States has a press freedom score of 18, making the United States tied for twenty-fourth with the Czech Republic and Lithuania in that category. Iceland ranks first, with a score of 9. As reported here, the United States was tied for sixteenth in press freedom in 2007.

The U.S. ranks 10th in eggs

15 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Americans eat fourteen kilograms of eggs per capita per year, which makes the United State tied for tenth with the Czech Republic in that category. Japan ranks first, consuming ninteen kilograms per capita per year.

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