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The U.S. ranks 24th in foreign born

28 December 2013 Leave a comment

According to Pew, 14% of the population of the United States was born outside of the United States. That is enough to make the United States tied for twenty-fourth (with Latvia, Spain, and Norway) out of one hundred fifty-five countries ranked in that category. The United Arab Emirates ranked first, with 84% of its population being foreign born.

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The U.S. ranks 89th in Hepatitis B vaccinations

29 August 2011 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, 92% of one-year old children in the U.S. were vaccinated for Hepatitis B in 2009, which makes the United States tied for eighty-ninth in that category with Australia, Burundi, Colombia, Guatemala, North Korea, San Marino, Turkey, Tuvalu, and the United Arab Emirates. Several countries tied for first, with a 99% vaccination rate.

The U.S. ranks 96th in death

12 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook’s 2010 estimate, the annual death rate in the United States is 8.38 out of every 1,000 people, which makes the United States rank ninety-sixth out of 222 ranked countries. Angola ranks first, with a death rate of 23.74 per 1,000. The country with the lowest death rate is the United Arab Emirates.

The U.S. ranks 18th in net migration

10 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook’s 2010 estimate, there are 4.25 migrants for every 1000 people in the U.S., which makes the United States rank eighteenth out of 180 countries ranked in that category. The United Arab Emirates ranks first, with 21.71 migrants for every 1000 people.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in consumption footprint

5 August 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Global Footprint Network, the United States has consumption footprint of 9.42 global hectares per person, which makes the United States rank second in that category. The United Arab Emirates ranks first, at 9.46 global hectares per person.

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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 122nd in population growth

21 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Health Organization, between 1996 and 2006 the United States had annual population growth rate of 1.0%, which made the United States tied for one hundred twenty second with Argentina, Canada, Iceland, Mauritius, Myanmar, Saint Lucia and Zimbabwe. The United Arab Emirates rank first, with an annual population growth rate of 5.0%.

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