International rankings of the People's Republic of China


International rankings of the People's Republic of China

The following are international rankings of the flagicon|People's Republic of China People's Republic of China.

Communications

*The World Factbook: number of mobile phones in use ranked first
*Economist Intelligence Unit: e-readiness 2008 ranked 56 out of 70 countries [ cite web
url=http://a330.g.akamai.net/7/330/25828/20080331202303/graphics.eiu.com/upload/ibm_ereadiness_2008.pdf
title= e-readiness 2008
publisher= Economist Intelligence Unit
]

Demographics

*Population ranked first. 1,325,339,000 people [ [http://www.cpirc.org.cn/index.asp China Popin] ]
*CIA World Factbook 2007 Life expectancy ranked 103 out of 221 countries and territories [ cite web
url=https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2102.html
title=CIA - The World Factbook 2008
publisher=Central Intelligence Agency
]

Economics

*A.T. Kearney/Foreign Policy Magazine: Globalization Index 2005, ranked 54 out of 62 countries
*IMD International: [http://www01.imd.ch/wcy/ World Competitiveness Yearbook 2005] , ranked 19 out of 60 economies (countries and regions)
*The Wall Street Journal: [http://www.heritage.org/research/features/index/ 2006] Index of Economic Freedom 2006, ranked 111 out of 155 countries
*The Economist: Worldwide Quality-of-life index, 2005, ranked 60 out of 111 countries
*GDP growth rate ranked 10 out of 215 10.5% growth rate (2006)
*Nominal GDP ranked 4 out of 181 (2005)
*Per capita GDP ranked 105 out of 179 (2007)
*Unemployment rate ranked 50 of 197 with 5.2% unemployment (2005)
*World Economic Forum: Global Competitiveness Index 2007-2008, ranked 34 out of 131 countries [ [http://www.gcr.weforum.org/ gcr.weforum.org] ]
*United Nations: Human Development Index 2006, ranked 81 out of 177 countries

Environment

*Yale University Center for Environmental Law and Policy and Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network: Environmental Sustainability Index, 2005: ranked 133 out of 146 countries.
*Carbon emissions by country - Ranked 2 after the United States in 2002 (3,300,371 metric tons)
*Carbon emissions per capita: Ranked 99 out of 211 countries in 2003 (3.2 metric tons per capita)

Geography

*CIA World Factbook: Total area ranked 3 out of 234 countries

Globalization

*A.T. Kearney/Foreign Policy Magazine: Globalization Index 2006, ranked 51 out of 62 countries
* KOF: Index of Globalization 2007, ranked 37 out of 122 countries [ [http://globalization.kof.ethz.ch/static/pdf/rankings_2007.pdf KOF 2007 rankings] (PDF)]

Industry

*Shipbuilding gross tonnage of completed ships 2005, ranked 3 [Lloyd's Register of Shipping, World Fleet Statistics]
*OICA automobile production 2007, ranked 3 out of 51 countries [ [http://oica.net/wp-content/uploads/all-vehicles.pdf OICA] (PDF)]

Politics

*Transparency International: Corruption Perceptions Index 2006, ranked 70 out of 163 countries
*Reporters Without Borders: Worldwide Press freedom Index 2006, ranked 163 out of 167 countries

ociety

*Save the Children: [http://www.savethechildren.org/publications/ State of the World's Mothers 2005] , ranked 30 out of 110 countries
*World Health Organization: suicide rate, ranked 27 out of 100 countries (the only country in the world where the suicide rate is higher for women than men)
*World Economic Forum: Gender Gap Index, ranked 73 out of 128 countries [ [http://www.weforum.org/en/initiatives/gcp/Gender%20Gap/index.htm weforum.org] ]

Technology

*Economist Intelligence Unit: E-readiness 2008, ranked 56 out of 70 countries
*WEF Networked Readiness Index 2007–2008, ranked 57 out of 127 countries [ [http://www.weforum.org/pdf/gitr/2008/Rankings.pdf weforum.org] (PDF)]
*Nokia Siemens: [http://www.connectivityscorecard.org/countries/ Connectivity Scorecard] , ranked 17 out of 25 countries [ [http://www.connectivityscorecard.org/images/uploads/media/Connectivity_Scorecard_CHI_300408.pdf connectivityscorecard PDF] ]

References

ee also

*List of China-related topics

External links

* [http://www.stats.gov.cn/english PRC Government Statistics Department]


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