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




Main article: Globalization


Main article: Healthcare in the United States

As of 2015, the Maternal mortality ratio was 46th lowest 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, although traffic deaths were decreasing.[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. ^ PISA 2018 Results: Combined Executive Summaries, Volumes I, II, & III (PDF) (Report). OECD. 2019. Retrieved November 24, 2022.
  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. ^ "2015 Global Peace Index" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
  9. ^ Transparency International 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index
  10. ^ Index 2022 – Global score, Reporters Without Borders
  11. ^ Coppedge, Michael, John Gerring, Carl Henrik Knutsen, Staffan I. Lindberg, Jan Teorell, Nazifa Alizada, David Altman, Michael Bernhard, Agnes Cornell, M. Steven Fish, Lisa Gastaldi, Haakon Gjerløw, Adam Glynn, Allen Hicken, Garry Hindle, Nina Ilchenko, Joshua Krusell, Anna Lührmann, Seraphine F. Maerz, Kyle L. Marquardt, Kelly McMann, Valeriya Mechkova, Juraj Medzihorsky, Pamela Paxton, Daniel Pemstein, Josefine Pernes, Johannes von Römer, Brigitte Seim, Rachel Sigman, Svend-Erik Skaaning, Jeffrey Staton, Aksel Sundström, Eitan Tzelgov, Yi-ting Wang, Tore Wig, Steven Wilson and Daniel Ziblatt. 2021. "V-Dem [Country–Year/Country–Date] Dataset v11.1" Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Project.
  12. ^ Economist Intelligence Unit [1]
  13. ^ "WJP Rule of Law Index® 2018-2019". Retrieved 2020-06-25.
  14. ^ Human Development Report 2021-22: Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 8 September 2022. pp. 272–276. ISBN 978-9-211-26451-7. Archived (PDF) from the original on 8 September 2022. Retrieved 8 September 2022. ((cite book)): |website= ignored (help)
  15. ^ Human Development Reports, Composite indices — HDI and beyond (2015) 87