Posts Tagged ‘Mauritania’

The U.S. ranks 145th in slavery

22 November 2014 Leave a comment

According to the Global Slavery Index, 2014, an estimated 0.019% of all the people in the United States are held in slavery. That is enough to make the United States rank one hundred forty-fifth out of one hundred sixty-seven countries ranked in that category. Mauritania ranks first, with an estimated 4% of its people held in slavery.

The U.S. ranks 134th in prevalence of slavery

23 October 2013 2 comments

According to the Global Slavery Index, there are an estimated 59,644 enslaved people living in the United States out of a total population of 313,914,040. That is enough to make the United States rank one hundred thirty-fourth out of one hundred sixty-two countries ranked in the prevalence of slavery. Mauritania ranks first, with an enslaved population of 151,353 out of 3,796,141 total population.

Enslaved population

The U.S. ranks 61st in monetary freedom

13 February 2011 1 comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom, 2011, the United States has a monetary freedom score of 77.4, which makes the United States tied for sixty-first with Mauritania out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. Japan ranks first, with a monetary freedom score of 87.9

The U.S. ranks 111th in percent Islam

6 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to, the United States ranks one-hundred-and-eleventh out of one hundred and thirty ranked countries in terms of the percentage of the population that is Muslim. Afghanistan, Bahrain, Libya, Maldives, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Western Sahara tied for first.