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The U.S. ranks 103rd in adolescent fertility

16 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, in 2008 there were 35.0 births per 1,000 females age 15-19, which makes the United States rank one-hundred-and-third out of one hundred ninety-one countries ranked in that category. The Democratic Republic of Congo ranks first, with an adolescent fertility rate of 198.4 births per 1,000 females age 15-19.

The U.S. ranks 28th in road sector fuel consumption

6 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 23.0% of all fuel consumed in the U.S. goes to the road sector, which makes the United States rank twenty-eighth out of one hundred thirty five ranked countries. Luxembourg ranks first, at 51.3%. The Democratic Republic of Congo ranks last, at 1.0%.

The U.S. ranks 54th in cassava

11 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2003, Americans consumed a total of 33,636 tonnes of cassava, enough to make the United States rank fifty-fourth in that category. The Democratic Republic of Congo ranked first, consuming 15,872,383 tonnes.

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The U.S. ranks 19th in forest biocapacity

2 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Global Footprint Network, the United States has a forest biocapacity of 1.78 global hectares per capita, which makes the United States tied for nineteenth in that category with the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gabon ranks first, with 15.86 global hectares per capita.

For the world as a whole, the forest biocapacity is 0.81 global hectares per capita.

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