Posts Tagged ‘Tanzania’

The U.S. ranks 85th in boys going to grade school

6 October 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, between 2000 and 2009, the United States had a net enrollment rate for males in primary school of 91%, which makes the United States tied for eighty-fifth in that category with several other countries–Albania, Croatia, Czech Republic, India, Samoa, Slovakia, Suriname, and Uzbekistan. Several other countries–Burundi, Georgia, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania–tied for first, with 100% of boys going to primary school.

The country with the lowest reported enrollment rate for boys in primary school is Sudan, at 43%.

The U.S. ranks 174th in emigration

28 November 2009 1 comment

According to the United Nations Human Development Report, 2009, the United States had an emigration rate of 0.8% between 2000 and 2002, which makes the United States tied with India and Tanzania for one hundred and seventy fourth out of 182 countries in that category. Antigua and Barbuda ranks first, with an emigration rate of 45.3%.Emigration.xlsx