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




Main article: Globalization


Main article: Healthcare in 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]



Main article: Politics of the United States

Standard of Living


  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 Archived 2016-04-19 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ Economist Intelligence Unit [1]
  12. ^ "WJP Rule of Law Index® 2018-2019". Retrieved 2020-06-25.