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The U.S. ranks 3rd in tobacco

25 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to data from FAOstat in 2009, the United States produced 373,440 tonnes of tobacco, or 7.7% of the world’s tobacco supply. That is enough for the United States to rank third in that category. China ranked first, producing 3,001,725 tonnes, or 62.3% of the world total.

Prepared by Christopher P. Shand

The U.S. ranks 3rd in tobacco planting

11 December 2010 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2009 the United States planted 143,320 hectares of tobacco, or 6.0% of the world’s total tobacco planting. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. China ranks first, planting 1,400,703 hectares, or 58.6% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 41st in female tobacco use

20 July 2009 Leave a comment

According to data gathered in 2005 by the World Health Organization, 21.5% of American women over the age of fifteen use tobacco, which makes the United States rank forty-first in that category. Nauru ranks first, with 52.4% of women using tobacco.

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The U.S. ranks 93rd in male tobacco use

28 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to data gathered in 2005 by the World Health Organization, 26.3% of American men over the age of fifteen use tobacco, which makes the United States rank ninety-third in that category. Russia ranks first, with 70.1% of men using tobacco.

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The U.S. ranks 75th in tobacco use

18 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to data in 2005 collected by the World Health Organization, 23.9%of American adults over the age of fifteen use tobacco, which makes the United States rank seventy-fifth in that category. Greece ranks first, with 51.8% of adults using tobacco.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in tobacco

15 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States imported $795,417,000 worth of  unmanufactured tobacco, which makes the United States rank first in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 10th in tobacco and beverages

19 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, Americans spend, on average, 28.71% of their food budget on tobacco and beverages, which makes the United States rank tenth out of 114 countries in that category.

The United Kingdom ranks first, spending an average of 47.53% of their per capita food budget on tobacco and beverages. Tajikistan ranks last, spending an average of 1.19% of their per capita food budget on tobacco and beverages.

The global average in this category is 15.91%. The country closest to the world average is Italy, at 16.18%.

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