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The U.S. ranks 11th in working hard

18 July 2013 3 comments

According to the OECD, in 2012, the average American worker worked for 1789.9 hours, which is enough to make the United States rank eleventh out of thirty-seven countries ranked in that category. Mexico ranks first, with the average Mexican worker working 2225.7 hours in 2012.

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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 59th in women and girls

21 October 2011 2 comments

According to the World Bank, in 2010 the female population in the United States accounted for 50.7% of the total population, which made the United States tied for fifty-ninth in that category with Eritrea, Central African Republic, Myanmar, Zimbabwe, Benin, Mexico, Belize, and the Kyrgyz Republic. Latvia and Ukraine ranked first, with females accounting for 54.0% of their total populations.

The U.S. ranks 6th in lowest mean age of women at the time of thier first child’s birth

31 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, the United States mean age of women who are having their first child is 25.00 years old. That’s enough for the U.S. to rank sixth in that category. Mexico ranks first with a mean age of 21.30 years old.

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Mark Rice note: The U.S. does not rank 6th in the world; it ranks 6th among the OECD nations.

The U.S. ranks 25th in mules

8 September 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2008 there were 28,000 head of mules in the U.S., which makes the United States rank twenty-fifth out of eighty-five ranked countries. Mexico ranks first, with 3,280,000 head of mules.

The U.S. ranks 21st in happiness

18 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Values Survey, 34.4% of Americans report being “very happy,” which makes the United States rank twenty-first out of fifty seven countries ranked in that category. Mexico ranks first, at 58.5%.

The U.S. ranks 13th in environmental activists

16 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Values Survey, 6.1% of Americans are active members of one or more environmental organization, which makes the United States tied for thirteenth with Mexico out of fifty seven countries ranked in that category. Mali ranks first, at 26.6%.