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The U.S. ranks 6th in public expenditures on health care

14 April 2013 5 comments

According to the United Nations Development Program, in 2010 public spending on health care amounted to 9.5% of GDP. This is enough to make the United States rank sixth out of one hundred eighty-eight countries ranked in that category. The Marshall Islands ranked first, with public health expenditure amounting to 15.0% of GDP.

Preview of “Public Health Expenditures.xlsx”

The U.S. ranks 125th in GDP growth per capita

22 February 2013 1 comment

According to the World Bank, in 2011 the United States had GDP growth rate per capita of 1.0%, which is enough to make the United States tied for one hundred twenty-fifth in that category. It is tied with Algeria, Tuvalu, and the Republic of Congo. Macao ranks first, with a GDP growth rate of  18.1% per capita.

Preview of “GDP growth.xlsx”

The U.S. ranks 13th in government expenditures on health

23 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to data gathered in 2006 by the OECD, government expenditures on health in the United States amounted to 7.0% of GDP, which made the United States tied for thirteenth with Canada in that category out of thirty-two ranked nations. France ranked first at 8.8%. The OECD average was 6.5%.

Gov expenditures on health care.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 1st in health expenditures

21 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in 2006 health expenditures in the United States equalied 15.3% of the GDP, which makes the United States rank first among all OECD nations. The OECD average was 9.0%.

Total Expenditures on Health.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 1st in services

5 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, in 2005, 77% of the GDP in the United States came from services. That was enough to make the United States tied for first with France in that category.

services in GDP.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 118th in industry

5 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, in 2005, 22% of the GDP in the United States came from industry, which makes the United States tied for one hundred and eighteenth with Albania, Latvia, and Lebanon in that category. Equatorial Guinea ranked first, with 89% of its GDP coming from industry.

Industry in GDP.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 187th in GDP growth

8 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook (as reported on nationmaster.com) in 2007 United States ranked one-hundred-eighty-seventh out of two hundred and sixteen countries in terms of the growth of national GDP. Azerbaijan ranked first.

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