Posts Tagged ‘Oman’

The U.S. ranks 24th in military expenditures

24 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2005 the United States spent 4.1% of their GPD on military expenditures, enough to make the United States rank twenty-fourth out of the 174 countries that were ranked in that category. Oman ranks first, spending 11.4% of their GPD on military expenditures.

Entry prepared by Jamie Lehr

The U.S. ranks 28th in military expenditures by percent GDP

9 March 2010 2 comments

According to the CIA World Factbook, the United States spends approximately 4.06% of its GDP on the military, which makes the U.S. rank twenty-eighth in that category. Oman ranked first, spending 11.4% of its GDP on the military.

Entry by Chris Skovira.

The U.S. ranks 140th in meningitis deaths

21 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2002, 0.4 Americans per 100,000 populations died from meningitis, a rate that makes the United States tied for one hundred and fortieth (with Gabon, Oman, France, Cape Verde, Poland, Italy, Singapore, and Austria) in that category. Haiti ranked first, with 73.9 deaths per 100,000 population.


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.