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The U.S. ranks 29th in negative emotions

6 June 2012 Leave a comment

According to Gallup, the U.S. has a “negative experience index score” of 32, which makes the United States tied for twenty-ninth (with Nicaragua, Cyprus, Romania, Montenegro, Honduras, and Guatemala) out of one hundred forty-eight countries ranked in that category. Iraq ranks first, with a score of 59. The country with the lowest “negative experience index score” is the Somaliland region, with a score of 11.

The U.S. ranks 72nd in girls going to grade school

10 October 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization’s 2010 World Health Statistics, between 2000 and 2009, the United States had a net enrollment rate for girls in primary school of 92%, which makes the United States tied for seventy-second with several other countries, including the Bahamas, Brazil, Egypt, Latvia, Nicaragua, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Slovakia, Syria, and Turkey. Several countries tied for first, at 100% enrollment. Among these are Canada, Greece, Seychelles, Spain, and Sri Lanka.

One country, Afghanistan, reported 0% of girls attending primary school.