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The U.S. ranks 67th in slavery

18 November 2014 5 comments

According to the Global Slavery Index, 2014, there are an estimated 60,100 people held in slavery in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank sixty-seventh out of one hundred sixty-seven countries ranked in that category. India ranks first, with an estimated 14,285,700 people held in slavery.

The U.S. ranks 7th in homicides

1 February 2013 7 comments

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), in 2010 there were 14,748 intentional homicides in the United States, enough to make the United States rank seventh out of eighty-seven countries ranked in that category. India ranks first, with 41,726 intentional homicides in 2010.

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The U.S. ranks 7th in Hindus

21 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, the are an estimated 1,790,000 Hindus living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank seventh out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. India ranks first, with an estimated 973,750,000 Hindus.

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The U.S. ranks 9th in anticipated Chinese superiority

29 October 2012 Leave a comment

According to Pew, 34% of Americans believe that China will eventually surpass the United States as a global superpower. That is enough to make the United States tied for ninth with Mexico out of twenty-two countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with 57% of Chinese believing that their country will surpass the United States. India ranks last, with only 19% of Indians believing that China will surpass the United States.

The U.S. ranks 19th in internationally important wetlands

18 April 2012 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are nineteen wetlands of international importance in the United States, which makes the United States tied for nineteenth with India and Pakistan in that category. The United Kingdom ranks first with one hundred fifty-seven internationally important wetlands.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in tomatoes

10 January 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2010 the United States produced 12,902,000 metric tonnes of tomatoes, or 11.7% of the world’s total tomato production. That was enough to make the United States rank second in that category. China ranked first, producing 41,864,750 tonnes, or 37.9% of the world’s total tomatoes. Just five countries–China, the United States, India, Turkey, and Egypt–produce more than three-quarters of the world’s tomatoes.

The U.S. ranks 17th in growth in natural gas production

11 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to British Petroleum, between 2008 and 2009 natural gas production increased in the United States by 3.5%, which makes the United States tied for seventeenth with Indonesia in that category. India ranks first, with an increase in natural gas production of 28.9%.