Posts Tagged ‘Malta’

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 37th in upholding rule of law

3 August 2010 Leave a comment

According to the 2010 Failed States Index, the United States has a score of 3.7 out of 10 (lower score=better) in the category of “Suspension or Arbitrary Application of the Rule of Law and Widespread Violation of Human Rights,” which makes the United States tied for thirty-seventh with Malta and Mauritius (out of 177 ranked countries) in that category. The Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Denmark were tied for first, with a score of 1.3.

The U.S. ranks 17th in opiate use

28 February 2009 1 comment

According to the United Nations World Drug Report, 2008, in any given year, 0.6 percent of Americans between the ages of 15 and 64 use opiates. This rate makes the United States tied for seventeenth with Georgia, Lithuania, Malta, and Nigeria. Iran ranks first, with 2.8% of Iranians between 15 and 64 using opiates.