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The U.S. ranks 93rd in urban population growth

13 October 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, the United States had an average annual urban population growth rate of 1.6% between 1990 and 2005, which was enough to make the United States tied for ninety-third with Macedonia and the Netherlands in that category. Rwanda ranked first, with an average annual urban population growth rate of 12.4%.

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The U.S. ranks 32nd for built-up land

28 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Global Footprint Network, the United States is tied for thirty-second (with Laos, Macedonia, Peru, Burkina Faso, Kyrgyzstan, Jordan, Latvia, Belarus, Italy, Albania, and Egypt) in terms of global  hectare per capita of built up land. Belgium ranks first.

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