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The U.S. ranks 26th in child well-being

15 December 2013 2 comments

According to UNICEF, the United States ranks twenty-sixth out of twenty-nine developed countries in terms of the overall well-being of children. Here is a list of the top ten countries in child well-being:

  1. Netherlands
  2. Norway
  3. Iceland
  4. Finland
  5. Sweden
  6. Germany
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Switzerland
  9. Belgium
  10. Ireland

The U.S. ranks 2nd in child poverty

5 October 2012 23 comments

According to UNICEF, 23.1% of American children under the age of seventeen live in poverty, which makes the United States rank second out of thirty-five economically advanced countries ranked in that category. Romania ranks first, with 25.5% of children living in poverty.

The U.S. ranks 16th in women with HIV

17 September 2009 1 comment

According to UNICEF’s The State of the World’s Children, 2009, there are an estimated 230,000 women over the age of fifteen living with HIV in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank sixteenth in that category. South Africa ranks first, with an estimated 3,200,000 women living with HIV.

Women with HIV.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 9th in internet users

15 August 2009 Leave a comment

According to UNICEF, 70 out of every 100 Americans uses the internet, which makes the United States rank ninth in that category. Barbados ranks first, with 93 internet users per 100 people.

Internet users.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 48th in telephones

13 August 2009 Leave a comment

According to UNICEF, there are 80 telephones per 100 people in the United States, which makes the United States tied for forty-eighth with Romania. Lithuania ranks first, with 138 telephones per 100 people.

Telephones.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 151st in child mortality

24 July 2009 4 comments

According to UNICEF, the United States has an under-5 mortality rate of 8 per 1,000 live births, which makes the United States tied for one-hundred-and-fifty-first in that category with Lithuania, Serbia, Slovakia, and the United Arab Emirates. Sierra Leone ranks first, with an under-5 mortality rate of 262 per 1,000 live births.

The U.S. ranks 40th in low maternal death risk

28 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to UNICEF, the lifetime maternal death risk in the United States is 1 in 4800, which makes the United States tied for fortieth with Belarus in that category. Ireland ranks first, with a lifetime maternal death risk rate of 1 in 47,600.

Maternal Death Risk.xlsx