Many citizens of the United States believe that it is the best country in the world at everything however, this is untrue. While we do have the best of somethings we aren’t the best at others. This discusses where we stand in the world at many different key things and how we rank against other countries. It might shock you where we stand with other countries.
Let’s start with economics. The only thing we are number one at here is our investing value. We have the most profitable market in the world to invest in. We have the fourth largest stock of money behind the European Union, Japan, and China. We have the 20Th lowest inflation rate behind countries like Qatar, China, Japan, Spain, and Sweden. We unfortunately have the 47Th highest public debt. We have the fourth largest labor force and have the one hundred and tenth lowest unemployment rate(really bad).
What about communication. The United States has the second highest amount of telephone lines behind China. We have the third most amount of Mobile cellular phones, behind China and India. We have the most most Internet hosts and the second highest amount of Internet users behind China.
Next is the transportation system. The united States has the most Airports in the world, 15,079. We have the most rail lines in the world and the most roadways. We have the fourth highest amount of waterways behind China, Russia, and Brazil.
Finally let’s talk about the people, the American citizens. We have the third highest population behind China and India, by a lot. We have the 130 highest growth rate at .977% growth a year. We have the 154 highest birthrate which isn’t a lot. We have the 99Th highest death rate at 8.38 deaths for every 1,000 people. We have the 180 highest infant mortality at 6.22 deaths per 1,000 births which is really low. Our life expectancy is 78.11 which is the 49Th best in the world, number one is Macau at 84.36 years old. The majority race is white at 79% of the population and the dominant religion is Protestants at 51%. The primary language is English at 82% with second being Spanish.
Now here are the standings of people around the world compared to The United States. The World population growth is 1.133% per year, higher than The United States. The World death rate is 8.37 deaths per 1,000, barely lower than The United States. The infant mortality rate is 44.13 deaths per 1,000 births, much higher than The United States. The World life expectancy is 66 years old, The United States is significantly higher. 33.3% of the World is Christian, 21% Muslim, and 13% Hindu, with the rest being less than 5%. The Most spoken language is Mandarin at 12%, Spanish at 5%, and then English at 4%
CIA World Fact book