Posts Tagged ‘Haiti’

The U.S. ranks 180th in time to build a warehouse

7 November 2010 Leave a comment

According to the publication Doing Business 2011, it takes an average of forty days in the U.S. to gain the “necessary licenses and permits, complet[e] required notifications and inspections and obtain…utility connections” for the construction of a warehouse. That is enough to make the United States rank one-hundred and eightieth out of one-hundred eighty-three countries ranked in that category. Haiti ranks first, at 1,179 days.

The U.S. ranks 140th in meningitis deaths

21 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2002, 0.4 Americans per 100,000 populations died from meningitis, a rate that makes the United States tied for one hundred and fortieth (with Gabon, Oman, France, Cape Verde, Poland, Italy, Singapore, and Austria) in that category. Haiti ranked first, with 73.9 deaths per 100,000 population.