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The U.S. ranks 34th in olive oil

14 January 2011 Leave a comment

According to FAOStat, in 2007 there was an olive oil supply in the United States of 0.85 kilograms per person, which makes the United States rank thirty-fourth out of one hundred and seventy countries ranked in that category. Greece ranks first, with an olive oil supply of 15.91 kilograms per person.

The U.S. ranks 11th in televisions

23 November 2010 1 comment

According to the World Bank, 98% of U.S. households had a television in 2005, which makes the United States tied for eleventh with Ireland, Malta, Poland, Latvia, Iceland, Turkey, Netherlands, Hungary, and Lithuania. Greece and Portugal tied for first, both with 100% of households having at least one television.

The U.S. ranks 72nd in girls going to grade school

10 October 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization’s 2010 World Health Statistics, between 2000 and 2009, the United States had a net enrollment rate for girls in primary school of 92%, which makes the United States tied for seventy-second with several other countries, including the Bahamas, Brazil, Egypt, Latvia, Nicaragua, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Slovakia, Syria, and Turkey. Several countries tied for first, at 100% enrollment. Among these are Canada, Greece, Seychelles, Spain, and Sri Lanka.

One country, Afghanistan, reported 0% of girls attending primary school.

The U.S. ranks 24th in frequency of sex

17 August 2010 2 comments

According to the 2007-2008 Durex Global Sex Survey, 53% of American adults have sex at least once a week, which makes the United States tied for twenty-fourth with Nigeria, out of twenty-six ranked countries. Greece ranks first, at 87%.

The U.S. ranks 48th in motorcycle helmet use

9 August 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 58% of motorcycle riders in the United States wear helmets, which makes the United States tied with Greece for forty-eighth out of the sixty-four countries who reported such data. Several countries tied for first, with an estimated 100% helmet use: Chile, Micronesia, Norway, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, and Zambia.

The U.S. ranks 75th in tobacco use

18 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to data in 2005 collected by the World Health Organization, 23.9%of American adults over the age of fifteen use tobacco, which makes the United States rank seventy-fifth in that category. Greece ranks first, with 51.8% of adults using tobacco.

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The U.S. ranks 41st in privacy

8 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to Privacy International, in 2007 the United States had a privacy index score of 1.5 (out of five possible points), which makes the United States tied for forty-first with Taiwan and Thailand out of forty seven countries. Greece ranked first, with a privacy index score of 3.1.