America's Ranking Among Nations: A Global Perspective of the United States in Graphic Detail

America's Ranking Among Nations: A Global Perspective of the United States in Graphic Detail

By: Michael D. Dulberger (author)Paperback

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America's Ranking Among Nations is a compendium of graphic displays revealing America's position among the world's nations, on a wide array of topics ranging from economic, military and environmental matters to family unit demographics. Each page provides a foundation of attributed facts, presented in a graphic, objective manner, derived from public databases published by U.S. federal agencies and reputable international sources.

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Michael D. Dulberger has earned two masters' degrees. In 2002, he launched the non-profit group Informed for Life and in 2008, he created a presidential candidate ranking system as a public service that was published by the non-profit corporation www.ProCon.org. He is the author of Agent's Guide to Long-Term Care and Guide to Selecting a Vehicle that May Save Your Life.

Contents

Page Chapter 1: U.S. Demographics in Relation to the World 1 Overview of U.S. Demographics in Relation to the World 2 Population (2011), [world total = 6,974 million] 3 Population History (percent of world) 4 Land Area (percent of world) 5 Population Density (people per square km in 2010) 6 Median Age of Population (2011) 7 Birth Rate (births per woman in 2009) 8 Birth Rate History (births per woman) 9 Population Over Age 64 (percent of total in 2011) 10 Population Over Age 64 History (percent of total) 11 Old Age Dependency Ratio, 2011 12 Old Age Dependency Ratio History 13 Net Migration (millions of people between 2006-2010) 14 Net Migration History (millions of people over 5-year intervals) 15 Foreign-Born Population (percent of total population in 2007) 16 Foreign-Born Population History Chapter 2: U.S. Demographics 17 Overview of U.S. Demographics 18 Number of U.S. Households, by Race (millions) 19 Size of U.S. Households (117.5 million total in 20 U.S. Births to Unmarried Mothers, by Race 21 U.S. Incarcerated Population, by Age and Race (percent in 2010) 22 U.S. Adults Under Correctional Supervision (thousands) 23 U.S. Federal Imprisonments for Drug Trafficking (percent of all convictions) 24 Aliens in U.S. Returned or Removed (thousands of people) 25 Religious Identification of U.S. Adults (percent of total in 2008) 26 Population who Voted in 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, by Demographic Group 27 Population Voting in U.S. Presidential Elections, by Race 28 Number of Arrests in U.S. for Possession/Sale/Manufacture of Drugs Chapter 3: U.S. Education in Relation to the World 29 Overview of U.S. Education in Relation to the World 30 Public Expenditure on Education (percent of GDP in 2009) 31 Tertiary Education Attainment (percent of 25-64 year-olds in 2010) 32 Math Literacy, Mean Test Score of 15 Year-Olds, 2009 33 Scientific Literacy, Mean Test Score of 15 Year-Olds, 2010 34 Reading Literacy, Mean Test Score of 15 Year-Olds, 2010 Chapter 4: U.S. Education 35 Overview of U.S. Education 36 U.S. Educational Attainment (percent of population in 2010) 37 U.S. High School Dropout Rate 38 Number of Students Enrolled in U.S. Colleges (millions) 39 Science and Engineering Degrees Awarded in the United States (thousands) 40 Science and Engineering Doctoral Degrees Awarded in the United States (thousands) 41 Number of Foreign Students Enrolled in U.S. Colleges (thousands) 42 Foreign Recipients of U.S. Science and Engineering Doctorates (1987-2007) 43 Foreign "Abroad" Tertiary Education Students Selecting the United States (2005) 44 Annual Cost of Attending 4-Year Colleges/Universities in the United States Chapter 5: The U.S. Economy in Relation to the World 45 Overview of The U.S. Economy in Relation to the World 46 Gross Domestic Product (GDP), ($ trillions [world total = $70.0 in 2011]) 47 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) History ($ trillions) 48 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per Capita ($ thousands in 2011) 49 Federal Government Debt (percent of GDP in 2011) 50 Federal Government Debt History (percent of GDP) 51 Total Reserves ($ trillions in 2011) 52 Total Reserves History ($ trillions) Chapter 6: U.S. Economy 53 Overview of U.S. Economy 54 Components of U.S. Gross Domestic Product (percent of GDP in 2010) 55 Components of U.S. GDP History (percent of GDP) 56 U.S. Federal Budget Surplus/Deficit History ($ billions) 57 U.S. Federal Government Debt and Annual Revenue History ($ trillions) 58 U.S. Federal Expenditure Distribution (total = $3,598 billion in 2011) 59 U.S. Federal Government Annual Expenditures for Social Benefits ($ billions) 60 U.S. Federal Government Social Benefits Annual Expenditures (percent of total) 61 U.S. Treasury Creditors ($ trillions as of December 2011 [$15.22 total]) 62 U.S. Federal Government Debt and Foreign Held Debt History ($ trillions) 63 U.S. Treasury Foreign Creditors ($ trillions as of June 2012 [$5.29 total]) 64 Mean Income of U.S. Households (constant 2010 $ thousands, [national mean in 2010 = $49.45]) 65 Total U.S. Income Earned by Each 1/5th of Households (percent of total U.S. income) 66 Percent of Persons in U.S. Below Poverty Level, by Race 67 Persons in U.S. Receiving Food Stamps (millions in 2011) 68 Cost History of U.S. Food Stamp Program ($ billions in 2011) 69 Sources of U.S. Federal Revenues (total = $2,311 billion in 2011) 70 Portion of U.S. Federal Income Taxes Paid, by Individual Income Level in 2009 71 Average U.S. Personal Income Tax Rate Paid by Top 400 Filers 72 Average U.S. Adjusted Gross Income for the Top 400 Tax Filers ($ millions) 73 U.S. Federal Adjusted Monetary Base History ($ trillions) 74 U.S. Federal Funds Rate History 75 U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate History 76 Sales History of New Single-Family Houses in U.S. (thousands of houses) 77 U.S. National Home Price Index (baseline = 100 for year 2000) 78 Annual U.S. Federal Government Expenditures (percent of GDP) Chapter 7: The U.S. Role in International Trade 79 Overview of The U.S. Role in International Trade 80 International Trade, 2010 (percent of GDP) 81 International Trade History (percent of GDP) 82 External Trade Balance on Goods and Services ($ billions in 2010) 83 External Trade Balance History ($ billions) 84 Exports of Goods and Services ($ billions in 2010) 85 Export History of Goods and Services ($ billions) 86 Top U.S. Exported Products, 2010 87 Imports of Goods and Services ($ billions in 2010) 88 Import History of Goods and Services ($ billions) 89 Top U.S. Imported Products, 2010 90 Stocks Traded ($ trillions in 2011) 91 U.S. Dollar Exchange Rate Index of Major Currencies (March 1973 = 100) 92 U.S. Direct Foreign Investment ($ billions) 93 U.S. Investment Abroad and Foreign Investment in the U.S. ($ billions) 94 Air Transport of Passengers (percent of world in 2009) 95 Air Transport of Passengers History (percent of world) 96 Air Transport of Freight (percent of world total in 2009) 97 Air Transport of Freight History (percent of world) 98 World Crop Production (percent of world in 2011) Chapter 8: U.S. Employment in Relation to the World 99 Overview of U.S. Employment in Relation to the World 100 Employment in Services (percent of country's total in 2009) 101 Employment in Services History (percent of country's total) 102 Employment in Industry (percent of country's total in 2009) 103 Employment in Industry History (percent of country's total) 104 Manufacturing Value Added ($ billions in 2010) 105 Manufacturing Value Added History ($ billions) 106 Productivity (GDP per hour worked in 2010) 107 Productivity History (GDP per hour worked) 108 Unemployment Rate of Countries (2011) Chapter 9: U.S. Employment 109 Overview of U.S. Employment 110 U.S. Employment Job Classification by Industry (percent of total in 2010) 111 Distribution of U.S. Firms by Numbers of Employees (thousands, 2011) 112 U.S. Employment Distribution by Firm Size (thousands of employees in 2011) 113 Federal Personnel Employment History (millions) 114 U.S. Public Employee History (millions of employees) 115 Compensation History of Government and Private Employees in the United States ($ thousands) 116 U.S. Employment History (millions of employees) Chapter 10: U.S. Energy in Relation to the World 117 Overview of U.S. Energy in Relation to the World 118 Energy Consumption (percent of world in 2010) 119 Energy Consumption History (percent of world) 120 Energy Use per Capita (thousands of kg [oil equivalent], 2010) 121 Energy Use per Capita History (thousands of kg [oil equivalent]) 122 Oil Production (millions of barrels per day in 2011) 123 Imports of Oil (millions of barrels per day in 2011) 124 Proved Crude Oil Reserves (billions of barrels in 2011) 125 Proved Crude Oil Reserves History (billions of barrels) 126 Proved Natural Gas Reserves (trillions of cubic feet in 2011) 127 Technically Recoverable Shale Gas (trillions of cubic feet in 2009) 128 Recoverable Coal (billions of short-tons in 2008) 129 CO2 Emissions (percent of world in 2008) 130 CO2 Emissions History (percent of world) 131 CO2 Emissions per Capita (metric tons per capita in 2008) 132 CO2 Emissions per Capita History (metric tons per capita) Chapter 11: U.S. Energy 133 Overview of U.S. Energy 134 U.S. Energy Consumption, by Fuel Type (2010) 135 U.S. Years of Proved Reserves of Fossil Fuels at 2010 Consumption Levels 136 U.S. Proved Crude Oil Reserves History (billions of barrels) 137 U.S. Oil Consumption/Production/Import History (millions of barrels per month) 138 Countries Importing Crude Oil and Petroleum Products into the U.S. (2011) 139 U.S. Natural Gas Consumption/Production/Import History (trillions of cubic feet per month) 140 U.S. Coal Consumption/Production History (millions of short-tons per year) Chapter 12: U.S. Health in Relation to the World 141 Overview of U.S. Health in Relation to the World 142 Health Expenditures (percent of GDP in 2009) 143 U.S. Health Expenditures History (percent of GDP) 144 Health Expenditures ($ per capita in 2009) 145 Health Expenditures per Capita History (constant 2005 $) 146 Life Expectancy at Birth, 2009 147 Life Expectancy at Birth History 148 Infant Mortality Rate (deaths per 1,000 live births in 2010) 149 Infant Mortality Rate History (deaths per 1,000 live births) 150 Prevalence of Adult Obesity (percent of adults, 2000-2007) 151 Smoking Prevalence (percent of adult males in 2006) 152 Suicide Rates (per 100,000 population in 2008) Chapter 13: U.S. Innovation in Relation to the World 153 Overview of U.S. Innovation in Relation to the World 154 Research and Development Expenditures (percent of GDP in 2007) 155 Scientific and Technical Journal Articles Published (percent of world in 2007) 156 Scientific and Technical Journal Articles Published History (percent of world) 157 Total Patent Applications Filed, 2010 158 Patent Applications Filed by Residents (percent of world) 159 Patent Applications Filed by Nonresidents (percent of world) 160 Total Trademark Applications Filed (thousands in 2010) 161 Trademark Applications Filed by Residents (thousands) 162 Trademark Applications Filed by Nonresidents (thousands) 163 Commercial Space Launch History 164 Non-Commercial Space Launch History 165 Internet Users (per 100 people in 2010) 166 History of Internet Users (per 100 people) 167 Mobile Cellular Subscriptions (per 100 people in 2010) 168 Mobile Cellular Subscriptions History (per 100 people) Chapter 14: U.S. National Defense in Relation to the World 169 Overview of U.S. National Defense in Relation to the World 170 Military Expenditures (percent of world total [total = $1.71 trillion in 2010]) 171 Military Expenditures History (percent of GDP) 172 Armed Forces Personnel (millions in 2009) 173 Armed Forces Personnel History (millions) 174 Arms Exports (percent of world in 2010) 175 Arms Exports History (percent of world) 176 Arms Imports (percent of world in 2010) 177 Arms Imports History (percent of world) 178 U.S. Active Duty Military Personnel in Foreign Countries (2010) 179 Recipients of U.S. Foreign Economic and Military Aid ($45 billion total in 2008) Appendices 180 G20 Members 181 European Union Members 182 OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Members 183 OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) Members 184 Resources 185 Index

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  • publication date: 29/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781598886030
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9781598886030
  • weight: 681
  • ISBN10: 1598886037

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