Funny's Around The World
Funny's Around The World
1.) Abkhazia is the most recent independent country in the world. It became independent on August 26, 2008 followed by South Ossetia on August 8, 2008.
2.) The country with the most neighbors is Russia with 16 neighbors followed by China with 14 neighboring countries.
3.) The world’s largest country is Russia with an area of 17.09 million km² followed by Canada with an area of 9.98 million km².
4.) The country with the highest murder rate is El Salvador with a rate of 55.3% murders per 100,000 population followed by Honduras with 49.9%.
5.) Somalia is the most corrupt country in the world followed by Iraq and Myanmar.
6.) The least corrupt country is Denmark followed by New Zealand and Sweden.
7.) Bulgaria is the country with the biggest population decrease – 35% or 2.6 million followed by Swaziland with 33% or 378,000.
8.) The most populous country is China with 1.34 billion people followed by India with 1.18 billion people.
9.) Uganda is the country with the biggest population increase – 267% followed by Niger with 261%.
10.) The USA is the country with the largest Christian population with 245.9 million followed by Brazil with 170.5 million.
11.) The country with the largest Jewish population is the USA with 5.7 million followed by Israel with 4.8 million.
12.) India is the country with the largest Hindu population with 817.1 million followed by Nepal with 18.7 million.
13.) The country with the largest Sikh population is India with 21.2 million followed by the UK with 0.38 million.
14.) India is the country with the largest Muslim population with 155.1 million followed by Pakistan with 151.8 million.
15.) The country with the largest Buddhist population is China with 116.7 million followed by Japan with 71.7 million.
16.) Indonesia is the most populated island country with 242.9 million people followed by Japan with 126.8 million.
17.) The country with the highest percentage of women members of the parliament is Rwanda with 56.3% (45 of 80 seats) followed by Sweden with 47% (164 of 349 seats).
18.) New Zealand is the first country that gave women the right to vote in 1893 followed by Australia.
19.) The country with the largest armed forces is China with a total of 2.185 million followed by the USA with 1.539 million.
20.) The USA is the country with the largest military expenditure as of 2009, spending $713,100 million followed by France with 61,571 million.
21.) The country with the most battle tanks is Russia with 28,381 tanks followed by the USA with 7,821 tanks.
22.) The country with the most birth is India with 25.2 million estimated births for 2010 and followed by China with 19.2 million births.
23.) China is the largest country with the most death with 9.5 million estimated deaths for 2010 and followed by India with 7.1 million deaths.
24.) The country with the most cremations is China with 4.5 million followed by Japan with 1.1 million.
25.) Niger is the country with the greatest population growth with a growth rate of 3.66% followed by Uganda and UAE with a growth rate of 3.56%.
26.) The most suicidal country is Lithuania with 38.6% suicides per 100,000 per annum followed by Belarus with 35.1%.
27.) Angola is the country with the highest infant mortality with an estimated death rate of 178.13% per 1,000 live births followed by Sierra Leone with 152.42%.
28.) The country with the most marriages is the USA with 2.16 million marriages per year followed by Bangladesh with 1.18 million.
29.) Colombia is the country with the lowest marriage rate with 1.7% marriages per 1,000 every year followed by Dominican Republic with 2.8%.
30.) The country with the lowest divorce rate is Guatemala with 0.12% divorce per 1,000 followed by Belize with 0.17%.
31.) Russia is the country with the highest divorce rate with 5.30% divorce per 1,000 marriages followed by Aruba with 5.27%.
32.) The country with the most primary pupils is India with 139.1 million followed by China with 108.9 million.
33.) China is the country with the most primary school teachers with 5.9 million and India with 2.1 million.
34.) The country with the most secondary school students is China with 101.19 million followed by India with 91.5 million.
35.) China is the country with the most university students – 23,361,000 followed by the USA with 17,487,000.
36.) The country with the least Press Freedom is North Korea followed by Myanmar in Southeast Asia.
37.) China is the country with the most workers – 807.7 million followed by India with 523.5 million.
38.) The country with the highest unemployment is Nauru. Liberia is in second place.
39.) Mali is the country with the highest proportion of child workers – 70.9% followed by Mali with 67.5%.
40.) The country with the highest proportion of female workers is Mozambique with 53.4% of the labor force followed by Burundi and Rwanda with 51.4%.
41.) The USA is the largest energy-consuming country. China is the second placer.
42.) The largest oil-producing country is Saudi Arabia with an estimated annual production of 493.1 million tonnes followed by Russia with 491.3 million tonnes.
43.) Russia is the largest natural gas-producing country with an average annual production of 546.7 million tonnes followed by the USA with 499.4 million tonnes.
44.) The largest carbon dioxide-emitting country is China with an annual emission of 1.8 billion tonnes followed by the USA with 1.5 billion tonnes of CO2.
45.) China is the country with the most mobile phones - 649.7 million followed by India with 376.1 million subscribers.
47.) The largest motor vehicle-owning country is the USA with a total of 244 million owners followed by Japan with 74.2 million owners.
48.) China, being the most populous country in the world, has the highest number of internet users -360 million while the USA has 227.7 million users.
49.) There are 44 countries in the world without shoreline. The country with the longest shoreline measuring 202,080 km is Canada followed by Indonesia with 54,716 km.
50.) The Philippines, which is ranked 72nd among the countries of the world in term of land area, is ranked number 12 in term of population with more than 91 million people.