eBook Fitzroy Dearborn Book of World Rankings, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1135924708
  • ISBN-13: 9781135924706
  • DDC: 310
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 430 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1998 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1998
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Overview

The Fitzroy Dearborn Book of World Rankings, 4th edition is designed as an international scorecard that compares and ranks more than 190 nations of the world according to their performance in more than 300 key areas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Prologue.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Geography & Climate.
2: International Borders.
3: National Coastlines.
4: Total Land Area.
5: Highest Elevation.
6: Wettest Places.
7: Coldest Places.
8: Warmest Places.
9: Vital Statistics.
10: Current Population.
11: Annual Population Growth Rate.
12: Estimated Population in 2000.
13: Teen Pregnancies.
14: Female Life Expectancy.
15: Male Life Expectancy.
16: Birth Rate.
17: Fertility Rate.
18: Infant Mortality Rate.
19: Death Rate.
20: Population Dynamics & the Family.
21: Population Density.
22: Population Density in Agricultural Areas.
23: Average Household Size.
24: Senior Citizens (65 and Over) in the Population.
25: Senior Citizens (65 and Over) in the Population 2000.
26: Percentage of Children in the Population.
27: Rural Population.
28: Marriage Rate.
29: Divorce Rate.
30: Legal Induced Abortions.
31: Illegitimate Births.
32: Users of Contraceptives.
33: Race & Religion.
34: Foreign Population in Western Europe.
35: Indigenous Peoples.
36: Americans Abroad.
37: Christians.
38: Muslims.
39: Jews.
40: Hindus.
41: Catholics.
42: Ethnic Homogeneity Index.
43: Politics & International Relations.
44: Age of Nations.
45: Official Development Assistance Received.
46: Refugees.
47: Foreign Aid Per Capita.
48: Development Assistance.
49: Most Powerful Nations.
50: Corruption.
51: Military Power.
52: Military Manpower Per Capita.
53: Arms Imports.
54: Military Expenditures as Percentage of GNP.
55: Men and Women under Arms.
56: Military Expenditures as Percentage of Education and Health Expenditures Combined.
57: Arms Exports.
58: Military Rule.
59: Wars & War-Related Deaths.
60: Military Expenditures.
61: Economy.
62: Gross National Product (GNP).
63: GNP Per Capita.
64: Per Capita GNP Annual Growth Bate 1994.
65: Income Disparities.
66: Population in Absolute Poverty.
67: Average Annual Bate of Inflation.
68: Rural-Urban Disparities.
69: Balance of Payments.
70: Per Capita GNP Annual Growth Rate 1985-1994.
71: GNP Origins—Investments.
72: GNP Origins-Private Consumption.
73: GNP Origins-Trade.
74: GNP Origins-Imports.
75: Annual GDP Growth Rate.
76: Purchasing Power Parity Estimates of GNP Per Capita.
77: Finance & Banking.
78: External Public Debt.
79: External Public Debt as Percentage of Gnp.
80: Growth in Money Stock.
81: Budget Surplus or Deficit.
82: International Reserves.
83: Ratio of External Debt to International Reserves.
84: Public Expenditures on Social Welfare.
85: Debt-Service Ratio.
86: Total National Budget as Percentage of Gnp.
87: Chief Executive Salaries.
88: Trade.
89: Exports as Percentage of GDP.
90: Terms of Trade.
91: Imports Per Capita.
92: Exports Per Capita.
93: Exports.
94: Imports.
95: Domestic Trade as Percentage of GDP.
96: Retail Trade Establishments.
97: Retail Trade Sales.
98: Agriculture.
99: Arable Land.
100: Irrigated Land.
101: Agriculture's Share of the GDP.
102: Fish Catch.
103: Production of Roundwood.
104: Milk Production.
105: Pigs.
106: Sheep.
107: Cattle.
108: Fertilizer Consumption.
109: Tractors.
110: Average Size of Farms.
111: Farmland.
112: Chickens.
113: Agricultural Crops: Vegetables.
114: Agricultural Crops: Fruits.
115: Agricultural Crops: Pulses.
116: Agricultural Crops: Roots and Tubers.
117: Agricultural Crops: Grains.
118: Value Added in Agriculture.
119: Food Imports—cereals.
120: Industry & Mining.
121: Value Added in Manufacturing.
122: Industry's Share of GDP.
123: Mineral Production.
124: Steel Production.
125: Industrial Robots.
126: Passenger Car Production and Assembly.
127: Energy.
128: Commercial Energy Efficiency.
129: Nuclear Reactors.
130: Electricity Production.
131: Petroleum Refinery Capacity.
132: Crude Petroleum Production.
133: Petroleum Reserves.
134: Natural Gas Production.
135: Natural Gas Reserves.
136: Coal Production.
137: Electricity Consumption.
138: Energy Consumption Per Capita.
139: Ratio of Fuel Imports to Export.
140: Energy Consumption Growth Rate.
141: Energy Production Growth Rate.
142: GDP Output per Kg of Energy.
143: Nuclear Power Production.
144: Labor.
145: Labor Force.
146: Organized Labor as Percentage of Labor Force.
147: Civil Servants as Percentage of the Work Force.
148: Youth Unemployment Rate Male/female.
149: Percentage of Labor in Services.
150: Percentage of Labor in Manufacturing.
151: Percentage of Labor in Agriculture.
152: Self-Employed and Employers.
153: Activity Rate.
154: Women in the Labor Force.
155: Workers' Remittances from Abroad.
156: Transportation & Communications.
157: Airfields.
158: Cycling.
159: Inland Waterways.
160: Civil Aviation: Passengers.
161: Cargo Handled by Ports: Loaded.
162: Cargo Handled by Ports: Off-Loaded.
163: Merchant Marine.
164: Rail; Freight Traffic.
165: Railway Trackage.
166: Rail Passenger Traffic.
167: Commercial Vehicles.
168: Passenger Cars.
169: Length of Roads.
170: Pipelines.
171: Tourist Receipts.
172: Tourist Expenditures by Nationals Abroad.
173: Persons per Motor Vehicle.
174: Cargo by Road.
175: Air Freight.
176: Tourist Arrivals.
177: Telephones Per Capita.
178: Domestic Mail Per Capita.
179: Volume of Mail.
180: Post Office.
181: Telephones.
182: Fax Machines.
183: Cellular Phones.
184: International Telephone Traffic.
185: Environment.
186: Deforestation.
187: Protected Areas.
188: Greenhouse Emissions Per Capita.
189: Forest Land.
190: Population Served by Wastewater Treatment Plants.
191: Waste Recycling of Paper and Paperboard.