International rankings of the United States

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The following are links to international rankings of the United States.





As of 2015, the Maternal Mortality Ratio is 46th out of the countries ranked. (See Maternal mortality in the United States.)

Among wealthy nations, a study on 2016 data found the United States ranked first for child deaths by automobile accident and firearm, with overall child mortality 57% higher in the U.S. than other high-income countries. Though traffic deaths were decreasing, they were 5 times the rate in England and Wales; firearms deaths were increasing from a rate 100 times that in England and Wales.[6]

As of 2017, the United States life expectancy is 79.8 years at birth, ranking 42nd among 224 nations.[7]



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  1. ^ World Economic Forum 2014–2015 Global Competitiveness Report
  2. ^ World Economic Forum 2014 Global Enabling Trade Report
  3. ^ The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal 2020 Index of Economic Freedom (XLS)
  4. ^ The cities where most rich (and poor) kids end up as adults, and more!
  5. ^ "Open PISA". Retrieved 2019-12-19.
  6. ^ "Study: Kids More Likely To Die From Cars And Guns In U.S. Than Elsewhere". Retrieved 2019-12-19.
  7. ^ "Country Comparison: Life Expectancy at Birth". The World Factbook. CIA. Archived from the original on June 13, 2007.
  8. ^ "2015Global Peace Index" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
  9. ^ Transparency International 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index
  10. ^ Reporters Without Borders 2020 Press Freedom Index
  11. ^ Economist Intelligence Unit [1]
  12. ^ "WJP Rule of Law Index® 2018-2019". Retrieved 2020-06-25.