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The U.S. ranks 64th in rural drinking water quality

22 October 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2008, 94% of rural Americans had access to improved drinking water sources, which makes the United States rank sixty-fourth in the world in that category. More than twenty countries tied for first, each with 100% access to improved drinking water sources.

The U.S. ranks 9th in rural population

12 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2004 the United States ranked ninth in terms of the numbers of rural inhabitants. China ranked first.

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The U.S. ranks 152nd in rural life

12 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the United States ranks one-hundred-fifty-second out of one hundred seventy seven ranked nations in terms of the percent of the total population that is rural. Bhutan ranks first.

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