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The U.S. ranks 2nd in extinct birds

4 October 2011 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are nineteen extinct bird species in the United States, or 17.6% of all extinct bird species, which makes the United States rank second in the world in that category. Mauritius ranks first, with 21 extinct bird species, or 19.4% of the world’s total.

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 122nd in population growth

21 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, between 1996 and 2006 the United States had annual population growth rate of 1.0%, which made the United States tied for one hundred twenty second with Argentina, Canada, Iceland, Mauritius, Myanmar, Saint Lucia and Zimbabwe. The United Arab Emirates rank first, with an annual population growth rate of 5.0%.

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The U.S. ranks 29th in police

14 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, in 1999 the United States ranked twenty-ninth in terms of police personnel per capita. Mauritius ranked first.

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