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The U.S. ranks 33rd in internet download speeds

6 March 2014 5 comments

According to the Ookla Speedtest, the average internet download speed in the U.S. is 21.72 Mbps, which makes the United States rank thirty-third out of one hundred ninety economies ranked in that category. Hong Kong ranks first, with an average internet download speed of 72.54 Mbps. The top ten internet download speeds are:

  1. Hong Kong (72.54 Mbps)
  2. Singapore (58.73 Mbps)
  3. Romania (56.69 Mbps)
  4. South Korea (52.35 Mbps)
  5. Japan (42.28 Mbps)
  6. Andorra (42.08 Mbps)
  7. Sweden (41.39 Mbps)
  8. Lithuania (40.48 Mbps)
  9. Switzerland (40.35 Mbps)
  10. Macau (40.25 Mbps)

The U.S. ranks 10th in economic freedom

27 March 2013 7 comments

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has an economic freedom score of 76.0, which makes the United States rank tenth out of one hundred seventy-seven ranked countries. Hong Kong ranks first, with an economic freedom score of 89.3.

In 2012, the United States also ranked tenth, with a score of 76.3.

Preview of “Economic Freedom.xlsx”

 

The U.S. ranks 89th in depth of global connectedness

7 January 2013 Leave a comment

According to DHL, the United States has a “depth of global connectedness” score of 18.18 (out of a possible score of 50), which makes the United States rank eighty-ninth out of one hundred forty countries ranked in that category. Hong Kong ranks first, with a score of 50.

Preview of “Depth of Global Connectedness.xlsx”

The U.S. ranks 10th in economic freedom

23 January 2012 5 comments

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has an economic freedom score of 76.3, which makes the United States rank tenth out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. Hong Kong ranks first, with an economic freedom score of 89.9.

In 2011, the United States ranked ninth, with a score of 77.8.

The U.S. ranks 38th in trade freedom

4 May 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2011 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a “trade freedom” score of 86.4, which makes the United States tied for thirty-eighth in Namibia in that category. Several economies–Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, and Switzerland–tied for first, with a score of 90.0.

The U.S. ranks 9th in economic freedom

18 January 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom, 2011, the United States has an economic freedom score of 77.8, which makes the United States rank ninth out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked economies. Hong Kong ranks first, with an economic freedom score of 89.7.

The U.S. ranks 28th in vehicle density

8 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, there are thirty-one vehicles for every kilometer of roadway in the United States, which makes the United States tied for twenty-eighth with Moldova out of fifty-two countries ranked in that category. Hong Kong ranks first, with two-hundred-forty-six vehicles per kilometer of road.