List of top international rankings by country

This list of top international rankings by country includes global-scale lists of countries with rankings (this list only contains sovereign states), sorted by country that is placed top or bottom in the respective ranking.

In order to limit the scope of the list and distinguish notable statistical indicators from trivial ones, entries in this list should contain a link to one of the following:

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List

Afghanistan

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Largest producer of opium 65% of global opium poppy cultivation, 95% of world's market ($64 billion), with 2.9 million opium farmers. Drugs2002 [1][2][3]
Largest producer of hashish. Drugs2010 [4][5]
Largest producer of heroin. 380 tonnes of Heroin in annual production (≈90% of global production). Drugs2012 [3][6]
Largest source of refugees continuously since 1980 Politics2013 [7]
Lowest electricity consumption per capita 7.6 kWh per person per year Energy2012 [8]
Lowest annual energy consumption per capita 90 kgoe per person per year Energy2011
Highest infant mortality rate 119.41 deaths per 1000 live births Demographics2013
Highest annual prevalence of opiates use 2.65% of population Drugs2009
Largest recipient of foreign aid US$6.8847 billion per year Economy2014

Argentina

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Highest central bank interest rate26.25% Finance2017
Largest exporter of pears490,000 tonnes Agriculture2009 [9][10]
Largest exporter of vegetable oilUS$2.71589 billion Agriculture2009 [11]
Highest consumption of beef per capita65.2 kilograms / year Consumption2006 [12]
Largest exporter of football players2,204 Sports2010 [13]
Best performance at Paddle Tennis World Championship (men) 9 gold medals, 12 total medals Sports2014
Best performance at Paddle Tennis World Championship (women) 8 gold medals, 12 total medals Sports2014
Best performance at Roller Hockey World Championship (women) 5 gold medals, 8 total medals Sports2014
Best performance at World Polo Championship4 gold medals, 7 total medals Sports2015
Southernmost city in the worldUshuaia Geography2010

Australia

Statistic ValueFieldDate References
Largest wool produceroutput of 475,000 tons Agriculture2005
Largest uranium reserves1,673,000 tons Energy2009
Largest aluminium oxide producer18,312,000 tons Industry2006
Largest bauxite producer67,000,000 tons Industry2011
Largest lithium producer13,000 tons Industry2014
Largest titanium producer1,291,000 tons Industry2003
Largest zirconium producer426,000 tons Industry2005
Largest tantalum producer435 tons per annum, 53% of world production Industry2008
Best performance at Rugby League World Cups (men)11 times winner (1957, 1968, 1970, 1975, 1977, 1988, 1992, 1995, 2000, 2013, 2017) Sports2014
Winner of most Cricket World Cups (men)5 (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015) Sports2019 [14]
Winner of most Women's Cricket World Cups6 (1978, 1982, 1988, 1997, 2005, 2013) Sports2013
Most successful team in ICC World Twenty20 (Women)3-time champions (2010 and 2012, 2014) Sports2014
Best performance at ICF Canoe Polo World Championships (men)3 gold medals Sports2009
Best performance at Netball World Championships10 times winner Sports2011
Best performance at World International Doubles Squash Championships Sports2009
Best performance at World Team Squash Championships (men)8 gold medals Sports2013
Best performance at World Team Squash Championships (women)9 gold medals Sports2014
Best performance at Touch Football World Cups Sports2009
Best performance at ITU Triathlon World Championships (women)13 gold medals, 27 total medals Sports2014

Austria

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Best performance at FIS Alpine World Ski Championships (men)44 gold medals, 120 total medals Sports2015
Best performance at FIS Alpine World Ski Championships (women)37 gold medals, 113 total medals Sports2015
Best performance at FIS Ski Flying World Championships7 gold medals, 8 silver medals, 4 bronze medals Sports2014

Bangladesh

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Largest percentage of cultivated land68.6% Agriculture
Geography
2011
Largest percentage of arable land59% Agriculture
Geography
2011
Longest sea beach in the worldCox's Bazar Geography2005 [15]
Largest mangrove forest in the worldSundarbans Geography2005
Largest river delta in the world Ganges Delta Geography2005
Largest Bengali population162.96 million Demographics2005 [16]
Highest importance of religion (tied with Nigeria, Ethiopia and Somalia)100% Demographics2009

Belgium

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Best performance at UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Men 26 gold medals, 62 total medals Sports2015
Best performance at UCI Road World Championships (Men's Road Race) 26 gold medals, 48 total medals Sports2015
Best performance at Motocross World Championship52 Sports2015
Largest producer of chicory roots Agriculture1992

Botswana

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Lowest environmental happiness according to Happy Planet Indexscore of 22.6 Environment
Quality of life
2012
Largest Diamond Producertwo largest mines export 21.7 mil carats combined Economy1999 [17]

Brazil

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 BrazilLargest citrus producer, output of 20,682,309 tons Agriculture2007
 BrazilLargest orange producer, output of 35.6 million tons Agriculture2013
 BrazilLargest dry bean producer, output of 3,800,000 tons Agriculture2013
 BrazilLargest coffee producer, output of 2,249,010 tons Agriculture2007
 BrazilLargest soybean producer, output of 90 million metric tons Agriculture2014
 BrazilLargest sugarcane producer, output of 739,267,000 tons Agriculture2013
 BrazilLargest sisal producer, output of 113,300 tons Agriculture2007
 BrazilLargest renewable freshwater resources, 8,233 km³/year Geography2011
 BrazilLargest niobium producer, 58,000 tons Industry2011
 Brazil Most murders, 61,283 Security 2016
 BrazilBest performance at FIFA World Cups, 5 times winner (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002), 2 times runner-up (1950, 1998) Sports2019
 BrazilWinner of most FIFA Club World Cups 4 (2000, 2005, 2006, 2012) (tied with Spain) Sports2015
 BrazilBest performance at FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, 14 times winner (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2017) Sports2017
 BrazilBest performance at FIFA Futsal World Cup, 5 times winner (1989, 1992, 1996, 2008, 2012) Sports2016
 BrazilBest performance at Beach Handball World Championships (men) , 5 gold medals, 7 total medals Sports2018
 BrazilBest performance at Beach Handball World Championships (women) , 3 gold medals, 7 total medals Sports2018
 BrazilBest performance at FIVB Volleyball World Leagues, 9 times winner, 7 times runner-up Sports2017
 BrazilBest performance at FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, 12 gold medals, 31 total medals Sports2015

Bulgaria

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Largest rose oil producer70% of all oil in the world Agriculture2011 [18]
Largest lavender oil producer Agriculture2011 [19]

Burundi

StatisticValueFieldDate References
Highest rate of urban population growth+6.8% of urban population per year Demographics2008
Lowest satisfaction with life according to Satisfaction with Life Index100 Quality of life2006

 Canada

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 CanadaBest reputation Demographics2015 [20]
 CanadaHighest opportunity ranking, 86.58 Quality of Life2015
 CanadaLargest flax producer, output of 368,300 tons Agriculture2011
 CanadaLargest canary seed producer, output of 117,300 tons Agriculture2005
 CanadaLargest lentil producer, output of 1,880,500 tons Agriculture2013
 CanadaLargest mustard seed producer, output of 154,500 tonnes Agriculture2013
 CanadaLargest canola producer, output of 17,960,000 metric tons Agriculture2014
 CanadaLargest pea producer Agriculture2011 [21]
 CanadaLargest producer of maple syrup, output of 14,890 cubic metres Agriculture1995
 CanadaLargest rapeseed producer, output of 15.4 million metric tons Agriculture2012
 CanadaHighest average years in school (women), 15.0 years Education2010
 CanadaLargest number of lakes, estimated to be at least 2 million GeographyNA
 CanadaLargest water area, 891,163 km² Geography2009 [22]
 CanadaLongest coastline, 243,792 km Geography2009 [23]
 CanadaMost craters, 32 Geography2015 [24]
 CanadaLongest border, length of 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), shared with United States GeographyNA
 CanadaBest performance at Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (men), 9 gold medals, 21 total medals Sports2014
 CanadaBest performance at Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (women), 4 gold medals, 5 total medals Sports2014
 CanadaBest performance at World Curling Men's Championships, 34 gold medals, 50 total medals Sports2015
 CanadaBest performance at World Curling Women's Championships, 15 gold medals, 32 total medals Sports2015
 CanadaWinner of most Women's Ice Hockey World Championships, 10 times winner Sports2015
 CanadaTop position at Ice Hockey World Championships (men), 3690 points Sports2015
 CanadaTop position at Ice Hockey World Championships (women), 3840 points Sports2015
 CanadaMost ice hockey players, 721,504 Sports2015 [25]

 Central African Republic

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Central African RepublicLowest GDP (PPP) per capita, 607 Int. $ (IMF est.) Economy2014
 Central African RepublicLowest prosperity according to Legatum Prosperity Index Quality of life2014

 Chad

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 ChadHighest child mortality rate Demographics2011
 ChadHighest maternal mortality ratio Demographics2011

 Chile

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 ChileLargest copper producer, 5,800,000 tons Industry2014
 ChileLargest lithium reserves, 7,500,000 tons Industry2014
 ChileLargest rhenium reserves tons Industry2005
 ChileLargest recorded earthquake 9.5 Geology2011

 China

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 ChinaLargest salt producer, 70,000,000 tons Industry2012
 ChinaLargest sheep meat producer Agriculture2013
 ChinaHighest agricultural sector output Economy2014
 ChinaHighest industrial sector output Economy2014
 ChinaLargest police force, 1,600,000 officers Economy2007
 ChinaLargest rice producer, output of 204,300,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest wheat producer, output of 121.7 million metric tons Agriculture2013
 ChinaLargest garlic producer, output of 20,000,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest tangerine producer, output of 14,152,000 tons Agriculture2007
 ChinaLargest peach and nectarine producer, output of 11,500,000 tons Agriculture2011
 ChinaLargest plum and sloe producer, output of 5,372,899 tons Agriculture2009
 ChinaLargest persimmon producer, output of 3,259,334 tons Agriculture2011
 ChinaLargest tomato producer, output of 33,911,702 tons Agriculture2008
 ChinaLargest watermelon producer, output of 70,000,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest chestnut producer, output of 1,700,000 tons Agriculture2011
 ChinaLargest walnut producer, output of 1,700,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest peanut producer, output of 16,700,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest eggplant producer, output of 28,800,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest carrot and turnip producer, output of 16,906,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest potato producer, output of 88.9 million metric tons Agriculture2013
 ChinaLargest cabbage producer, output of 32,800,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest cauliflowers and broccoli producer, output of 9,500,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest spinach producer, output of 18,782,961 tons Agriculture2011
 ChinaLargest lettuce and chicory producer, output of 13,500,000 tons Agriculture2013
 ChinaLargest asparagus producer, output of 7,350,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest onion and shallot producer, output of 20,817,295 tons Agriculture2008
 ChinaLargest fish producer, output of 49,467,275 tons Agriculture2005
 ChinaLargest aquatic plants producer, output of 11,163,675 tons Agriculture2005
 ChinaLargest grape producer, output of 9,600,000 tons Agriculture2012
 ChinaLargest honey producer, output of 436,000 tons Agriculture2012 [26]
 ChinaLargest mushroom and truffle producer, output of 5,008,850 tons Agriculture2011
 ChinaLargest cotton producer, output of 11,400,000 tons Agriculture2005
 ChinaLargest silk producer, output of 290,003 tons Agriculture2005
 ChinaLargest tea producer, output of 1,623,000 tons Agriculture2011
 ChinaLargest tobacco producer, output of 2,298,800 tons Agriculture2000
 ChinaLargest livestock of domestic sheep, 136,400,000 heads Agriculture2008
 ChinaLargest livestock of domestic pig, 425,600,000 heads Agriculture2007
 ChinaLargest pork (pig meat) producer, output of 56,096,000 ton Agriculture2013
 ChinaLargest rice consumer, 156.3 million metric tons per year Consumption2009
 ChinaLargest car market, 23,722,890 vehicles Consumption
Transport
2014 [27]
 ChinaLargest population, 1,371,100,000 Demographics2015 (July 23)
 ChinaLargest labour force, 797,600,000 Demographics
Economy
2013
 ChinaLargest electricity consumer, 5,463,800,000,000 MW·h per year Consumption
Energy
2014
 ChinaLargest electricity producer, 5,649,500,000,000 GWh Energy2014
 ChinaLargest wind power producer, 114,763 MW Energy2014
 ChinaLargest renewable energy producer, 1,300 TW·h per year Energy2014
 ChinaLargest hydroelectricity producer, 652.05 TW·h per year Energy2009
 ChinaLargest coal producer, 3,650 million tons Energy
Industry
2012
 ChinaLargest wind turbine producer Energy
Industry
2009 [28]
 ChinaLargest solar panel producer Energy
Industry
2009 [28]
 ChinaLargest photovoltaics producer, output of 10,852 MW Energy
Industry
2010 [28]
 ChinaMost carbon dioxide emissions, 10,330,000,000 metric tons Environment2013
 ChinaLargest forex reserves, $3,899,285,000,000 Finance2014
 ChinaLargest exporter, $2,252,000,000,000 Finance2014 [29]
 ChinaHighest current account balance, $213,800,000,000 Finance2012
 ChinaHighest elevation above the sea level, 8,848 m (29,029 ft) at Mount Everest (shared with Nepal) Geography2009
 ChinaLongest land border length, 22,117 km (22,147 km if Hong Kong and Macao, the two special administrative regions are counted) Geography2009
 ChinaMost countries bordered, 14 (16 if Hong Kong and Macao, the two special administrative regions are counted), the same number as with Russia Geography2009
 ChinaLargest gold producer, 450 tonnes Industry2014 [30]
 ChinaLargest aluminium producer, 23,300,000 tons Industry2014
 ChinaLargest antimony producer, 120,000 tons Industry2010
 ChinaLargest arsenic producer Industry2012
 ChinaLargest bismuth producer, 7,600 tons Industry2014
 ChinaLargest cadmium producer, 3,000 tons Industry2005
 ChinaLargest cement producer, 2,480,000,000 tons Industry2013
 ChinaLargest fluorite producer, 3,000,000 tons Industry2006
 ChinaLargest iron producer, 1,500,000,000 tons Industry2014
 ChinaLargest manganese producer, 6,000,000 tons Industry2006
 ChinaLargest mercury producer, 1,150 tons Industry2005
 ChinaLargest tractor producer, vehicles Industry2010
 ChinaLargest pulp and paper producer, 99,300 tons Industry2011
 ChinaLargest steel producer, 822,698,000 tons Industry2014
 ChinaLargest steel producer, 543,748,000 tons Industry2009
 ChinaLargest strontium producer, 700,000 tons Industry2005
 ChinaLargest tin reserves, 1,500,000 tons Industry2011
 ChinaLargest tungsten producer, 52,000 tons Industry2011
 ChinaLargest zinc producer, 3,100,000 tons Industry2009
 ChinaLargest motor vehicle producer, 23,722,890 vehicles per year Industry
Transport
2014
 ChinaLargest army by number of active troops, 2,285,000 troops Military2005 [31]
 ChinaBest performance at women's badminton Uber Cup, 13 times winner Sports2014
 ChinaBest performance at World Badminton Championships, 58 gold medals won Sports2014
 ChinaBest performance at World Amateur Go Championship, 20 wins Sports2014
 ChinaBest performance at World Table Tennis Championships, 35 team wins Sports2009
 ChinaBest performance at World Weightlifting Championships (women), 159 gold medals, 266 total medals Sports2014
 ChinaHighest GDP (PPP) Economy2014
 ChinaHighest rate of execution per year, officially not released.at least 1700 (estimated) Demographics2009 [32]
 ChinaLeading surveillance society according to the Privacy International Surveillance2007 [33]
 ChinaMost internet users, 618,110,314 Technology2013 [34]
 ChinaMost main line phones, 269,910,000 Technology2011 [35]
 ChinaMost mobile cellular phones, 1,276,660,000 Technology2014 [36]
 ChinaHighest International tourism expenditure, $164.9 billion Tourism2014
 ChinaLargest total length of waterways, 110,000 km Transport2011
 ChinaLargest total length of high-speed railways, 16,000 km Transport2014
 ChinaLargest total length of controlled-access highways, 111,950 km Transport2014
 ChinaLargest total length of rapid transit systems, 2255 km Transport2014
 ChinaLongest subway tunnel section, Line 3, Guangzhou Metro, 60,400 m (198,163 ft) Structures2010
 ChinaTallest dam, Jinping-I Dam, 305 m (1,001 ft) Structures2014
 ChinaLongest bridge, Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge, 164,800 m (540,700 ft) Structures
Transport
2011
 ChinaLongest building, Great Wall of China, 8,851.8 km Structures
 ChinaMost books published per year (new titles and re-editions), 440,000 Culture2013
 ChinaTop position at World Chess Rankings (women), top 10 players average Elo rating of 2496 Sports2015

 Cuba

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 CubaLargest producer of Xanthosoma, output of 132,100 tonnes Agriculture2011
 CubaWinner of most Baseball World Cup (men), 25 gold medals Sports2011
 CubaBest performance at Boxing World Cup, 2 times winner (2006, 2008) Sports2008
 CubaWinner of most Volleyball World Cups (women), 4 (1989, 1991, 1995, 1999) Sports2011

 Czech Republic

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Czech RepublicHighest consumption of beer per capita, 148.6 litres / year Consumption2012 [37]
 Czech RepublicHighest consumption of pure alcohol per capita, 14.1 litres / year Consumption2015 [38]
 Czech RepublicLargest poppy seed producer, output of 12,814 tonnes Agriculture2012

 DR Congo

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Democratic Republic of the CongoHighest percentage of population suffering from undernourishment, 75% Demographics2006
 Democratic Republic of CongoHighest poverty, 95.15% of population living under 2 dollar (PPP) a day Demographics
Economy
2010
 Democratic Republic of the CongoHighest energy intensity, 4746.3 toe per 1 million dollars of GDP Energy2003
 Democratic Republic of the CongoLargest cobalt producer, 22,000 tons Industry2005

 Denmark

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 DenmarkMost equal income distribution according to UN Demographics
Economy
1997 [39]
 DenmarkLeast corrupt country according to Transparency International Politics2014 [40]
 DenmarkHighest minimum wage, 22,713 (Intl. dollars) Finance2008
 DenmarkLowest central bank interest rate (tied with Switzerland), -0.75% Finance2015
 DenmarkMost northernmost point on land, 83°40'N at Kaffeklubben Island,  Greenland Geography2009
 DenmarkHighest E-readiness, 8.87 out of 10 Technology2009
 DenmarkHighest satisfaction with life according to Satisfaction with Life Index, 273.4 Quality of life2006

 Egypt

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 EgyptLargest artichoke producer, output of 387,704 tons Agriculture2012
 EgyptLargest date producer, output of 1,470,000 tons Agriculture2012
 EgyptLargest importer of wheat, 9.5 million tonnes per year Consumption2013 [41][42]
 EgyptMost heavily mined country, 23 million active mines Military2013 [43]

 Estonia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 EstoniaLowest maternal death rate Quality of life2010
 EstoniaLargest shale oil producer Energy IndustrySince before 1960

 Eswatini (Swaziland)

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Eswatini (Swaziland)Highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate, 26.5 of population Demographics2012
 Eswatini (Swaziland)Lowest overall life expectancy, 31.88 years Demographics
Quality of life
2009 [44]

 Ethiopia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 EthiopiaEarliest human settlement, 195,000 years ago Demographics2010
 EthiopiaBest performance at World Cross Country Running Championships, 27 wins Sports2009
 EthiopiaLowest Web Index score according to the World Wide Web Foundation, 0 Technology2014
 EthiopiaLargest contributor to UN Peacekeeper Force Military2017

 Finland

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 FinlandHighest consumption of coffee per capita, 11.4 kg / year Consumption2008 [45]
 FinlandHighest consumption of milk per capita, 361.19 kg / year Consumption2007 [46]
 FinlandBest environmental performance according to Environmental Performance Index, 90.88 Environment2016
 FinlandMost stable country according to Failed States Index, score of 17.8 Politics2015
 FinlandMost property rights according to International Property Rights Index, score of 8.5[47] Politics2014
 FinlandMost press freedom according to Freedom of the Press (report) and Press Freedom Index Politics2011
 FinlandBest performance at Drivers' World Rally Championship, 14 wins by 7 drivers Sports2014
 FinlandMost technologically advanced according to the UN's Technology Achievement Index, 0.744 Technology2001 [48]
 FinlandMost Olympic medals per capita. Sports [49]

 France

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 FranceLargest indigenous duck meat producer Agriculture2005 [50]
 FranceLargest exporter of perfume Industry2007 [51]
 FranceLargest percentage of nuclear energy in total energy production, 76.9% Energy2014
 FranceLargest electricity exporter, 67,600 million kWh Energy2007
 FranceBest performance at World Championships of Basque Pelota, 62 gold medals, 153 total medals Sports2010
 FranceBest performance at UCI BMX World Championships, 32 gold medals, 97 total medals Sports2017
 FranceBest performance at UCI Road World Championships (Women's Road Race), 10 gold medals, 17 total medals Sports2014
 FranceBest performance at UCI Track World Championships (cycling), 138 gold medals, 365 total medals Sports2015
 FranceBest performance at Endurance FIM World Championship (motorcycle racing) Sports2009
 FranceMost tourist visits per year 86.9 millionTourism2017
 FranceLargest Exclusive Economic Zone, 11,691,000 km² Geography2017

 Germany

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 GermanyLargest rye producer, output of 3,893,000 metric tons Agriculture2012
 GermanyLargest hop producer, output of 34,434 tons Agriculture2012
 GermanyLargest net exports (balance of trade) country, 219,938 millions US$ Finance2011
 GermanyHighest government budget surplus, +US$25,000,000,000 Finance2017
 GermanyLargest natural gas importer, 99,630,000,000 cu m Consumption
Energy
2010
 GermanyLargest producer of lignite, 183,000,000 tons Energy
Industry
2013
 Germany
 East Germany
 West Germany
Most Winter Olympic medals, 128 gold medals, 358 total medals Sports2014 [52]
 GermanyBest performance at FIBT World Championships (bobsleigh and skeleton), 54 gold medals, 146 total medals Sports2015
 GermanyBest performance at ICF Canoe Polo World Championships (women), 2 gold medals, 3 total medals Sports2013
 Germany
 East Germany
 West Germany
Best performance at UCI Indoor Cycling World Championships, 89 gold medals, 226 total medals Sports2014
 GermanyBest performance at FEI World Equestrian Games, 34 gold medals, 83 total medals Sports2014
 GermanyBest performance at equestrian Dressage World Championship, 18 gold medals Sports2014
 GermanyBest performance at Show Jumping World Championships (equestrian), 9 gold medals, 17 total medals Sports2014
 Germany
 East Germany
 West Germany
Best performance at Fistball World Cup (men), 10 gold medals, 14 total medals Sports2011
 GermanyBest performance at Fistball World Cup (women), 4 gold medals, 6 total medals Sports2014
 GermanyBest performance at Fistball World Games (men), 4 gold medals, 6 total medals Sports2009
 Germany
 East Germany
 West Germany
Best performance at FIL World Luge Championships, 96 gold medals, 237 total medals Sports2015
 Germany
 East Germany
 West Germany
Best performance at World Sprint Speed Skating Championships for Women, 19 gold medals, 42 total medals Sports2015
 GermanyBest performance at World Single Distance Championships for Women (speed skating), 35 gold medals, 74 total medals Sports2009
 GermanyThe world leader in the use of solar energy per capita Environment2010

 Greece

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 GreeceHighest consumption of olive oil per capita, 26.1 kg / year Consumption--> [53]
 GreeceLargest merchant marine fleet by deadweight tonnage, 17.8% Transport--> [54][55]
 GreeceHighest consumption of tobacco per capita, 4,313 cigarettes / year Consumption2011 [56]

 Iceland

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 IcelandHighest level of gender equality in the economy according to Global Gender Gap Report Demographics
Economy
2014
 IcelandHighest electricity consumption per capita, 3,152W per person Consumption
Energy
2005
 IcelandHighest percentage of Internet users, 92% Technology2009 [57]
 IcelandMost northernmost southernmost point on land, 63°17'N at Surtsey island Geography2009
 IcelandMost peaceful country according to Global Peace Index Quality of life2014
 IcelandHighest annual energy consumption per capita, 16882.5 kgoe per person per year Energy2011

 India

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 IndiaLargest millet producer output of 10.91 million tonsAgriculture2013
 IndiaLargest banana producer output of 24.9 million metric tonsAgriculture2012
 IndiaLargest Bean producer Agriculture2010
 IndiaLargest lemon and lime producer output of 2.06 million tonsAgriculture2007
 IndiaLargest mango producer output of 15.25 million tonsAgriculture2012
 IndiaLargest areca nut producer output of 483,100 tons output of 2.060,000 million tonsAgriculture2006
 IndiaLargest spice producer output of 1.525 million tonsAgriculture2011
 IndiaLargest Mica producer output of 60% of worldMineral2004
 IndiaLargest ginger producer output of 703,000 tonsAgriculture2012
 IndiaLargest chickpea producer output of 8.832 million tonsAgriculture2013
 IndiaLargest milk producer output of 110,040 tonsAgriculture2009
 IndiaLargest Goat milk production output of 4 million metric tonsAgriculture2008
 IndiaLargest Rice producer output of 120.6 million metric tonsAgriculture2015-2016
 IndiaLargest butter producer output of 1.47 million tonsAgriculture1997
 IndiaLargest jute producer output of 1.924326 million tonsAgriculture2011
 IndiaLargest livestock of water buffalos 97.7 million headsAgriculture2004
 IndiaLargest fennel producer output of 110,000 tonsAgriculture2008
 IndiaLargest total freshwater withdrawal 645.84 km³/yearAgriculture
Consumption
2000
 IndiaLargest area of irrigated land 558,080 km²Agriculture
Geography
2003
 IndiaLargest tiger headcount 2226 tigersEnvironment2014
 IndiaLargest Cow Stock 281.7 million cowsEnvironment2009
 IndiaLargest producer of films 2961 films including 1288 feature filmsFilm Industry2010 [58]
 IndiaLargest electronic spam producer 13.7%Technology2011
 IndiaLargest Hindu population 966 millionDemographics2019
 IndiaLargest Sikh population 20.8 millionDemographics2019
 IndiaLargest Jain population 4.45 millionDemographics2019
 IndiaHighest number of doctors graduating Demographics2005
 IndiaHighest number of Phone users 813.2 millionCommunication2019 [59]
 IndiaLargest number of Post Office 154,965Communication2018 [60]
 IndiaHighest Post Office Hikkim, Himachal PradeshCommunication2016 [61]
 IndiaHighest number of Facebook users 270 millionCommunication2019 [62]
 IndiaLongest Railway Platform Gorakhpur, 4,483 feet (1,366 m) longTransport2019 [63]
 IndiaBusiest Railway, Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Transport2015
 IndiaLargest Electorate country Demographics2015
 IndiaLargest Epic, Mahabharat Demographics2015
 IndiaLargest importer of Defence Equipment Military2016
 IndiaLargest Delta Geography0
 IndiaLargest Solar Plant Industry2015
 IndiaLargest River Island Geography0
 IndiaLargest Bus Fleet Transport2015
 IndiaHighest military base camp Military2016
 IndiaHighest Cricket ground, at an altitude of 2,444 m Sport2016
 India Highest Statue, Statue of Unity 240m Structures 2018
 IndiaLargest Bahá'í Faith Demographics0
 IndiaLargest Zoroastrian population Demographics0
 IndiaHighest number of engineers graduating Demographics2005
 IndiaLowest consumption of beer per capita, 2 L Consumption2005
 IndiaLargest Democracy, 1,270,000,000 people Politics2014 [64]
 IndiaBest performance at Summer Olympics Field Hockey (men), 8 gold medals, 11 total Sports2015
 IndiaLargest area of cultivated land, 1,891,761 km² Agriculture
Geography
2011
 IndiaLargest area of arable land, 1,753,694 km² Agriculture
Geography
2011

 Indonesia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 IndonesiaLargest archipelagic state in the world by area and population Geography2010
 IndonesiaLargest island country in the world Geography2010
 IndonesiaLargest cinnamon producer, output of 60,000 tons Agriculture2005
 IndonesiaLargest clove producer, output of 110,000 tons Agriculture2005
 IndonesiaLargest coconut producer, output of 18,300,000 tons Agriculture2013
 IndonesiaLargest nutmeg producer, 75% world market shares Agriculture2012
 IndonesiaLargest palm oil producer, output of 31,000,000 MT Agriculture2015 [65]
 IndonesiaLargest vanilla producer, output of 3,200 tonnes Agriculture2013
 IndonesiaLargest kapok producer Agriculture2012
 IndonesiaLargest area of permanent crops, 128,581 km² Agriculture
Geography
2005
 IndonesiaCountries with the most mammal species Biodiversity2004 [66]
 IndonesiaCountry with the most active volcanoes, Geography2005
 IndonesiaLargest islands by population, Java, 139,448,718 Geography2014
 IndonesiaLargest island share by number of countries, Borneo (Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia) Geography2010
 IndonesiaLargest island on an island, Samosir (North Sumatera) Geography2010
 IndonesiaLargest language without an official status anywhere (and thus the largest minority language), Javanese, 82,000,000 Demographics2010
 IndonesiaMost trilingual country, 17.4% of total population (around 43 million people) Demographics2015 [67]
 IndonesiaLargest Muslim population Demographics2005
 IndonesiaLargest Buddhist temple, Borobudur Structures2005
 IndonesiaBest performance at World Halal Tourism Awards, won 12 out of 16 awards in 2016 Tourism2016 [68]

 Iran

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 IranLargest Islamic Banking Sector, valued at 235.5 billion US dollars Finance2009
 IranLargest pistachio producer, output of 472,097 tons Agriculture2012 [69]
 IranLargest saffron producer, 93.7% of world's total production Agriculture2009 [70]
 IranLargest caviar producer Agriculture2009 [71]
 IranLargest producer of stone fruits205,000 tonnes Agriculture2012 [69]
 IranOldest Carpet in the World Pazyryk burials
 IranHottest surface temperature ever recorded, 70.7 °C (159 °F) recorded at Dasht-e Lut Climate2005 [72]
 IranLargest Shia Population Demographics2016
 IranLocation with the highest natural background radiation, annual dose of 260 mSv Geography2010
 IranMost major earthquakes, 5.5+ Richter Magnitude Geology2010 [73]
 IranMost accurate calendar in use, Iranian calendar Geophysics2013
 IranHighest ratio of female to male school enrollment, 1.22 female per male student Education2005 [74]
 IranLargest number of former national capitals, 31 former capital cities History2010
 IranLargest population of foreign refugees, Mostly Iraqi & Afghan refugees Humanitarian1999 [75][76][77][78]
 IranLargest producer of turquoise Industry2010 [79][80]
 IranLargest reserves of zinc Industry2010 [81][82][83]
 IranLargest producer and exporter of handmade carpets Industry2010 [84][85][86]
 IranFastest growth rate in science and technology, 1000% increase of science & technology output in nine years Science2010 [87][88][89]
 IranLargest fleet of NGV, 3.50 million NGV in use Transportation2013 [90]

 Iraq

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 IraqHighest GDP (real) annual growth rate, 10.09% (CIA World Factbook est.) Economy2016 [91]
 IraqMost terrorist activities in the world Politics2014

 Ireland

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 IrelandMost Eurovision wins (7 between 1956 and 2012) Culture2015
 IrelandMost globalized country according to Globalization Index, score of 92.17 Politics2014
 Ireland Highest gross national savings, 56.3% of GDP Economy 2017

 Israel

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 IsraelLowest depression below the sea level, -428 m at Dead Sea (shared with Jordan and State of Palestine) Geography2012
 IsraelLargest Jewish population 6,251,000 Demographics2015
 Israel Longest hours spent on social networks, 11.1 per person per month Technology 2011
 IsraelHighest percentage of recycled water, 80% Environment2010
 IsraelHighest production of milk per cow, 12,240 kg per year Agriculture2009
 IsraelHighest density of eco-friendly companies Technology2011 [92]

 Italy

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 ItalyLargest Wine Producer, output of 4,796,600 tons Industry2014
 ItalyLargest kiwifruit producer, output of 384,844 tons Agriculture2012
 ItalyHighest number of World Heritage Sites, 54 Culture2019
 ItalyBest performance at Karting WorldKar Championship, 21 wins Sports2009
 ItalyBest performance at F1 Powerboat World Championship, 18 wins Sports2018
 ItalyBest performance at FIL World Luge Natural Track Championships, 29 gold medals, 85 total medals Sports2013
 ItalyBest performance at World Championships of Ski Mountaineering, 5 times winner (2006, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014) Sports2014
 ItalyLargest feldspar producer, 4,700,000 tonnes Industry2011

 Japan

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 JapanLowest commercial bank prime lending rate, 1.50% Finance2014
 JapanLargest net creditor nation Finance2014
 JapanHighest public debt as percentage of GDP, 226.1% Finance2012
 JapanBest performance at World Judo Championships, 121 gold medals, 287 total medals Sports2014
 JapanBest performance at Karate World Championships, 10 wins Sports2009
 JapanBest performance at World Baseball Classic , 2 times winner (2006, 2009) Sports2013
 JapanBest performance at Women's Baseball World Cup, 4 times winner (2008, 2010, 2012, 2014) Sports2014
 JapanMost patents granted, 274,791 Technology2012
 JapanMost merchant ships owned, 3757 Transport2008
 JapanLongest life expectancy , 84.6 years Health2012
 JapanMost three-starred Michelin restaurants, 32 Culture2012

 Kazakhstan

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 KazakhstanLargest freshwater withdrawal per capita5,104 m³/yearAgriculture
Consumption
2000
 KazakhstanLargest uranium producer22,451 tonsEnergy
Industry
2013
 KazakhstanLargest landlocked country2,724,900 km²Geography2013

 Kenya

CountryStatisticValueFieldDateReferences
 KenyaLargest black tea exporter$1,355,994,000 value (> 3kg packings)Agriculture2018[93][94]
 KenyaMost gold medals in the marathon at the World Athletics Championships8 (4 men's golds, 4 women's golds)Sports2019[95]

 North Korea

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 North KoreaLargest stadium, Rungrado 1st of May Stadium Structures1989
 North KoreaLowest public debt as percentage of GDP, 0.4% Finance2007
 North KoreaLowest level of economic freedom according to Index of Economic Freedom Economy
Politics
2015
 North KoreaLargest military budget as % of GDP, 22.9% Military2003
 North KoreaMost diesel submarines in operation, 70 Military2011
 North KoreaMost active troops per population, 47.8 per 1000 people Military2012
 North KoreaLargest paramilitary, 5,889,000 Military2012
 North KoreaSmallest nuclear arsenal, <10 nuclear weapons Military2014 [96]
 North KoreaYoungest world leader currently in power, Kim Jong-un, at age 32 Politics2015
 North KoreaLowest level of press freedom according to Freedom of the Press (report), 97/100 Politics2015
 North KoreaLowest level of democracy according to Democracy Index, score of 1.08 Politics2014
 North KoreaMost corrupt country according to Transparency International (tied with Somalia) Politics2014 [97]

 South Korea

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 South KoreaHighest percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds having a tertiary education degree at 63.82% Education2011
 South KoreaHighest percentage of graduates with a degree in natural sciences or engineering]] at 32% Education2012
 South KoreaBest performance in eighth grade math at Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study with a score of 613 Education2011
 South KoreaBest performance in fourth grade science at Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study with a score of 587 Education2011
 South KoreaHighest in Bloomberg Innovation Index Technology2014
 South KoreaHighest Global innovation performance at Innovation Union Scoreboard with a score of 0.740 Technology2014
 South KoreaHighest Global innovation growth at Innovation Union Scoreboard at 6.0% Technology2014
 South KoreaHighest patent applications per GDP according to World Intellectual Property Indicators Technology2012
 South KoreaHighest patent applications per million population according to World Intellectual Property Indicators Technology2012
 South KoreaHighest application design counts per million population according to World Intellectual Property Indicators Technology2012
 South KoreaMost patents in force, 2,962,000 Technology2012
 South KoreaLargest shipbuilder, 2,310,000 Gross Tonnage, 41% of world's total Industry
Transport
2015
 South KoreaHighest in ICT Development Index, with a score of 8.93 Technology2015
 South KoreaHighest in 4G LTE penetration at 97%. Technology2015
 South KoreaFastest Internet connection speed at 25.3 Mbps Technology2014
 South KoreaHighest percentage of users accessing the Internet from smartphones at 84.1% Technology2014
 South KoreaHighest number of IoT (Internet of Things) devices online at 37.9 devices Technology2015
 South KoreaHighest in UN e-Government Readiness Index, with a score of 0.9283 Technology2011
 South KoreaHighest in Economist Intelligence Unit's Government Broadband Index with a score of 4.4 Technology2011
 South KoreaHighest in mobile banking usage at 47% Technology2012
 South KoreaLowest obesity rate in the OECD Health2009
 South KoreaHighest colorectal cancer 5-year survival rate at 72.8% Health2011
 South KoreaHighest cervical cancer 5-year survival rate at 76.8% Health2011
 South KoreaHighest spending on research and development per capita, 4.36% of GDP Economy2012
 South KoreaLowest in Long-term unemployment rate at 0.01% Economy2012
 South KoreaHighest in average number of movies watched in cinemas at 4.12 Culture2013
 South KoreaBest performance at Battle of the Year, 8 wins Culture2018
 South KoreaBest performance at World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championships (women), 12 gold medals, 20 total medals Sports2011
 South KoreaBest performance at World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships, 67 gold medals, 143 total medals Sports2017
 South KoreaBest performance at World Taekwondo Championships, 167 gold medals, 232 total medals Sports2017
 South KoreaBest performance at World Cyber Games Game2011
 South KoreaLargest reserve force, 7,500,000 Military2017

 Lebanon

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 LebanonHighest annual population growth, 9.73% Demographics2013
 LebanonHighest net migration rate, 83.82 migrants per 1000 persons Demographics2014

 Lesotho

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 LesothoSmallest volume of carbon dioxide emissions, 18,000 metric tons Environment2010
 LesothoLeast carbon dioxide emissions per capita Environment2010 [98]
 LesothoHighest lowest point among all countries, 1400 m Geography2009

 Libya

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 LibyaWorst GDP (real) decline, -19.80% (CIA World Factbook est.) Economy2014 [91]
 LibyaHottest air temperature ever recorded, 57.8 °C (136 °F) Climate1922

 Liechtenstein

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 LiechtensteinMost exports per capita, $122,193 per person Finance2011
 LiechtensteinSmallest double landlocked country, 160 km² Geography

 Luxembourg

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 LuxembourgHighest ecological footprint Environment2017
 LuxembourgHighest consumption of wine per capita, 8.16 liters / year Consumption2011
 LuxembourgLargest external debt per capita, $3,696,467 Finance2014
 LuxembourgLargest external debt as percentage of GDP, 3443% Finance2014

 Madagascar

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 MadagascarLargest vanilla producer, output of 3,500 tons Agriculture2012
 MadagascarHighest commercial bank prime lending rate, 61% Finance2014

 Malaysia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 MalaysiaTallest twin buildings, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 1483 ft Structures1998
 Malaysia Oldest world leader currently in power, Mahathir Mohamad, at age 93 Politics 2018

 Mexico

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 MexicoLargest avocado producer, output of 1,264,141 tons Agriculture2011
 MexicoLargest silver producer, 5,400 tons Industry2013
 MexicoLargest producer of opuntia Agriculture
 Mexico Largest exporter of flat screen televisions Industry 2016 [99]

 Moldova

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 MoldovaLargest percentage of arable land, 54.52% Agriculture
Geography
2011
 MoldovaHighest rate of deurbanisation, -1.5% of urban population per year Demographics2008
 MoldovaHighest consumption of alcohol per capita, 18.22 litres / year Consumption2011

 Monaco

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 MonacoMost densely populated, 47,850 per km² Demographics2013 (December 31)
 MonacoHighest median age of population, 51.1 years Demographics2014
 MonacoHighest nominal Gross National Income per capita, $186,950 Finance2008

 Myanmar

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 MyanmarWorld's largest book, stands upright, set in stone, in the ground deck of Kuthodaw pagoda in Mandalay. It has 730 leaves and 1460 pages. Structure19th Century
 MyanmarLowest level of property rights according to International Property Rights Index, score of 2.5 Politics2015

 Netherlands

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 NetherlandsTallest people, both men (1.837 m) and women (1.693 m) Demographics2009
 NetherlandsLowest level of business corruption according to Bribe Payers Index, score of 8.8 (tied with Switzerland) Economy
Politics
2011
 NetherlandsBest performance at Field hockey World Cup (women), 7 times winner (1974, 1978, 1983, 1986*, 1990, 2006, 2014*) Sports2014
 NetherlandsBest performance at Korfball World Championship, 8 times winner Sports2011
 NetherlandsBest performance at World Junior Speed Skating Championships, 28 gold medals, 76 total medals Sports2015
 NetherlandsBest performance at World Single Distance Championships for Men (speed skating), 34 gold medals, 82 total medals Sports2009
 NetherlandsBest performance at FINA Water Polo World Cup (women), 8 times winner (1980, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1999) Sports2014

 New Zealand

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 New ZealandBest performance at Women's Rugby World Cups, 4 times winner (1998, 2002, 2006, 2010) Sports2014
 New ZealandBest performance at Men's Rugby World Cups, 3 times winner (1987, 2011, 2015) Sports2016
 New ZealandBest performance at Rugby World Cup Sevens (men), 2 times winner (2001, 2013) (tied with Fiji) Sports2013
 New ZealandBest performance at Women's Rugby League World Cups, 3 times winner (2000, 2005, 2008) Sports2013
 New ZealandBest performance at Men's Softball World Championships, 6 times winner (1976, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2013) Sports2016

 Niger

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 NigerHighest birth rate, 46.84 births per 1000 persons Demographics2013
 NigerHighest fertility rate, 6.89 births per woman Demographics2014
 NigerLowest median age of population, 15.4 years Demographics2017
 NigerLowest Human Development Index (HDI), 0.337 Quality of life2014
 NigerWorst situation with education according to Education Index, score of 0.198 Demographics
Quality of life
2013

 Nigeria

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 NigeriaLargest yam producer output of 38,000,000 tonsAgriculture2012
 NigeriaLargest cassava producer output of 41,565,000 tonsAgriculture2005
 NigeriaLargest taro producer output of 4,400,000 tonsAgriculture2009
 NigeriaMost HIV/AIDS deaths 210,000Demographics2013
 NigeriaHighest importance of religion, (tied with Bangladesh and Somalia) 99%+Demographics2009
 NigeriaMost FIFA U-17 World Cup titles 5Demographics2019|

 Northern Cyprus

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Northern CyprusLargest illuminated flag, 450 × 225 m2 Culture1974 [100][101]
 Northern CyprusOldest female paragliding fly, at the age of 104, from a 730 m (2,400 ft) peak Sports2012

 Norway

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 NorwayMost generous country by GNI 1.07%, Total aid: US$5.58 billion Economy2013 [102]
 NorwayHighest Human Development Index (HDI), 0.944 Quality of life2014
 NorwayHighest prosperity according to Legatum Prosperity Index Quality of life2014
 NorwayLongest road tunnel, Lærdal Tunnel, 24,510 m (80,413 ft) Structures2000
 NorwayHighest level of democracy according to Democracy Index, score of 9.93 Politics2014
 NorwayBest performance at FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, 126 gold medals, 324 total medals Sports2015
 NorwayBest performance at World Allround Speed Skating Championships for Men, 36 gold medals, 98 total medals Sports2015

 Pakistan

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 PakistanHighest Perinatal Mortality Rate; 433,800 newborn baby deaths per year[103][104] Health2012
 PakistanBest performance at Field hockey World Cup (men), 4 times winner (1971, 1978, 1982, 1994) Sports2014
 PakistanMost of British Open Squash champions (men), 30 championships Sports2015
 PakistanWorld's highest paved road Structuresunknown
 PakistanGreatest number of World Open Squash champions (men), 14 championships Sports2014
 PakistanMost active UN peacekeeping force Military2015

 Papua New Guinea

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Papua New GuineaHighest annual prevalence of cannabis use, 29.5% of population Demographics1995
 Papua New GuineaMost languages spoken in a country, 820 languages Demographics2005 [105]
 Papua New GuineaBest performance at Australian Football International Cup, 1-time winner (2008), 2 times runner-up (2002, 2005) Sports2008

 Peru

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 PeruLargest quinoa producer, output of 41,200 metric tons Agriculture2011
 PeruLargest maca producer, 4,589 tons Agriculture2005

 Philippines

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 PhilippinesLargest Abacá (Manila Hemp) producer Agriculture2007 [69]
 PhilippinesLargest nickel producer, 330,000 tons Industry2012
 PhilippinesLargest archipelagic state without land border in the world by area and population Geography2019
 PhilippinesLargest island country without land border in the world Geography2019
 PhilippinesLargest business process outsourcing industry Industry2010 [106]
 PhilippinesLargest indoor arena, Philippine Arena Structures2015
 PhilippinesLargest Papal Mass, more than 6,000,000 people Demographics2015 [107]
 PhilippinesBest performance at Miss Tourism International, 4 times winner (2000, 2012, 2013 and 2017) Culture2017
 PhilippinesBest performance at Miss Earth, 4 times winner (2008, 2014, 2015 and 2017) Culture2017
 PhilippinesBest performance at World Championships of Performing Arts, with 58 gold, 99 silver and 48 bronze medals that made up a total of 205 medals Culture2017
 PhilippinesMost editions that any country had hosted Miss Earth, with 15 times being a host country since its inception in 2001 up to now, with the exceptions of 2008 which was hosted by Vietnam & 2015 which was hosted by Austria Culture

 Poland

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 PolandLargest triticale producer, output of 3.7 million metric tons Agriculture2005
 PolandBest performance at motorcycle Speedway World Cup, 8 times winner Sports2017

 Portugal

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 PortugalEarliest abolition of life imprisonment, 1884 Politics2016 [108]
 PortugalOldest operating bookshop, Chiado's Bertrand booksellers, open in 1732 Culture2010 [109]
 PortugalLargest cork producer, output of 17.7 metric tons Agriculture2009

 Qatar

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 QatarLowest death rate, 1.53 deaths per 1000 persons Demographics2014
 QatarHighest prevalence of males in population, 3.41 males per female Demographics2012
 QatarMost carbon dioxide emissions per capita, 44 metric tons Environment2009
 QatarHighest GDP (PPP) per capita, 143,427 Int. $ (IMF est.) Economy2014

 Republic of Congo

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Republic of the CongoLowest energy intensity, 30.5 toe per 1 million dollars of GDP Energy2003
 Republic of the CongoHighest gross fixed investment as percentage of GDP, 51.9% Finance2012

 Romania

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 RomaniaHighest home ownership rate, 95.6% Quality of life
Demographics
2013 [110]
 RomaniaBest performance at Mini-football European Championship, 5 gold medals (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) Sports2014
 RomaniaMost International Mathematical Olympiads hosted, 6 (1959, 1960, 1969, 1978, 1999, 2018) Education2018
 RomaniaMost participations at a World Women's Handball Championship, 21 (all) Sports

 Russia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 RussiaLargest barley producer, output of 15.4 million metric tons Agriculture2013
 RussiaLargest buckwheat producer, output of 833,936 tons Agriculture2013
 RussiaLargest oats producer, output of 4,027,000 metric tons Agriculture2013
 RussiaLargest sugar beet producer, output of 47.6 million metric tons Agriculture2011
 RussiaLargest currant and gooseberry producer, output of 463,500 tons Agriculture2005
 RussiaLargest raspberry producer, output of 140,000 tons Agriculture2011
 RussiaLargest vetches producer, output of 377,750 tons Agriculture2008 [111]
 RussiaHighest crude divorce rate, 4.8 per 1000 population Demographics2011
 RussiaLargest proven natural gas reserves, 48,700,000,000,000 m³ Energy2013
 RussiaLargest natural gas exporter, 173,000,000,000 cu m Energy2007
 RussiaLargest oil producer, 10,107,000 bbl/d (1,606,900 m3/d) Energy Industry2015 [112]
 RussiaLargest forest area, 7,762,602 km² Geography2011
 RussiaLargest land area, 17,075,200 km² Geography2009 [113]
 RussiaLargest total area, 17,098,242 km² Geography2009 [114]
 RussiaLargest EEZ continental shelf area, 3,817,843 km² Geography2009
 RussiaMost countries bordered, 14 (16 if Abkhazia and South Ossetia are counted), the same number as with China Geography2009
 RussiaMost time zones (contiguous territory), 9 Geography2009
 RussiaLargest diamond producer, 38,000,000 carats (7,600 kg) Industry2005
 RussiaLargest palladium producer, 143 tons Industry2005
 RussiaLargest nuclear arsenal, 5,200 / 8,800 active/total warheads (2005 est) Military2009 [115]
 RussiaLargest tank army, 20,550 tanks Military2014
 RussiaMost corvettes in operation, 70 Military2011
 RussiaBest performance at the World Sambo Championships, 58 gold medals, 99 total medals Sports2009
 RussiaMost television broadcast stations, 7,306 Technology1998
 Russia Most militarized society Military 2017

 Saudi Arabia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Saudi ArabiaLargest oil exporter, 8,865,000 (bbl/day) Energy2012 [116]
 Saudi ArabiaHighest military expenditure per capita, $6909 per person per year Military2015
 Saudi Arabia Most expensive building, Abraj Al Bait 15 billion US$ Structures 2018

 Serbia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Serbia
 Serbia and Montenegro
 Yugoslavia
Winner of most Basketball World Championships, 5 times winner (tied with United States) Sports2014
 Serbia
 Serbia and Montenegro
 Yugoslavia
Best performance at FINA World Water Polo Championship (men), 4 times winner Sports2013

 Singapore

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 SingaporeLowest fertility rate, 0.8 births per woman Demographics2014
 SingaporeLowest infant mortality rate, 2.31 deaths per 1000 live births Demographics2009
 SingaporeBest student performance in mathematics according to Programme for International Student Assessment Demographics
Quality of life
2015 [117]
 SingaporeMost economic freedom according to Index of Economic Freedom, 89.4 points Economy
Politics
2015
 SingaporeMost trade freedom according to Global Enabling Trade Report, 5.9 points Economy
Politics
2014
 SingaporeEasiest business doing according to Ease of Doing Business Index Economy
Politics
2015
 SingaporeHighest overall growth potential according to Global Dynamism Index Economy
Politics
2015 [118]

 Somalia

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 SomaliaLargest livestock of camels, 7,000,000 heads Agriculture2003
 SomaliaMost corrupt country according to Transparency International (tied with North Korea) Politics2014 [40]
 SomaliaHighest importance of religion, (tied with Bangladesh and Nigeria) Demographics2009

 South Africa

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 South AfricaMost people living with HIV/AIDS, 7,100,000 Demographics2016
 South AfricaLargest chromium producer Industry2013
 South AfricaLargest mohair producer Agriculture2013
 South AfricaLargest platinum producer, 147 tonnes Industry2010

 South Sudan

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 South SudanYoungest country, Established 2011 History2013
 South SudanLowest literacy rate, 27% of population Demographics
Quality of life
2009
 South SudanMost unstable country according to Failed States Index, score of 114.5 Politics2015

 Spain

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 SpainLargest olive producer, output of 7,820,060 tons Agriculture2011
 SpainLargest carob producer, output of 40,000 tons Agriculture2012
 SpainBest performance at Roller Hockey World Championship (men), 16 gold medals, 36 total medals Sports2015

 Sri Lanka

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Sri LankaMost successful team in ICC World Twenty20 (Men) Sports2014
 Sri LankaMost suicide rate Demographics2015

 Sweden

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 SwedenMost equal income distribution according to CIA World Factbook Demographics
Economy
2005
 SwedenLowest importance of religion Demographics2009
 SwedenWinner of most Bandy World Championships for women, 8 (2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018) Sports2018
 SwedenHighest proficiency in English as a second language according to EF English Proficiency Index, score of 70.72 Demographics2018
 SwedenBest performance at World Floorball Championship Sports2009

  Switzerland

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
  SwitzerlandLowest level of business corruption according to Bribe Payers Index, score of 8.8 (tied with Netherlands) Economy
Politics
2011
  SwitzerlandHighest economic competitiveness according to Global Competitiveness Report, score of 5.86 Economy
Politics
2018
  Switzerland Highest Household debt level, 126.3% of GDP Economy 2017
  SwitzerlandLowest central bank interest rate, -0.75% Finance2015
  SwitzerlandBest performance at UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships, 9 gold medals, 21 total medals Sports2016
  SwitzerlandBest performance at Sidecarcross World Championship Sports2009
  SwitzerlandBest quality of life according to the Quality-of-life index, 8.22 out of 10[119] Quality of life2013
  SwitzerlandLongest railway tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, 57,104 m (187,349 ft) Structures2016

 Syria

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 SyriaLeast peaceful nation according to Global Peace Index Military
Politics
2017
 SyriaLowest net migration rate per 1,000 population, -113.51 Demographics2014 [120]
 SyriaLowest population growth rate, -9.73 Demographics2014 [121]

 Thailand

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 ThailandBusiest low-cost-carrier (LCC) airport, 22.5 million passengers Transport2015 [122]
 ThailandBest performance at ISTAF (International Sepaktakraw Federation) (both men and women) Sports2015 [123][124]
 ThailandBest performance at Miss International Queen, 4 times winner (2004, 2007, 2011 and 2017) Culture2017 [125]
 ThailandLargest Buddhist population, 64,419,840 people or 93.20% of country Culture2015

 Timor-Leste

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 Timor-LesteHighest tax rate as percentage of GDP, 69.1% Finance2015
 Timor-LesteLeast globalized country according to Globalization Index, score of 24.35 Politics2013

 Turkey

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 TurkeyLargest apricot producer, output of 795,768 tonnes Agriculture2012 [126]
 TurkeyLargest cherry producer, output of 480,748 tonnes Agriculture2012 [126]
 TurkeyLargest sour cherry producer, output of 187,941 tonnes Agriculture2012 [126]
 TurkeyLargest fig producer, output of 274,535 tonnes Agriculture2012 [126]
 TurkeyLargest hazelnut producer, output of 660,000 tonnes Agriculture2012 [126]
 TurkeyLargest quince producer, output of 135,406 tonnes Agriculture2012 [126]
 TurkeyLargest wheat flour exporter, output of 2.062,730 tons Agriculture2011 [127]
 TurkeyHighest consumption of tea per capita, 6.87 kg (242 oz) Consumption2014 [128]
 TurkeyLargest boron reserves and producer, output of 2500 tonnes. Industry2012 [129]
 TurkeyMost generous country by GNI 0.21%, Total aid: US$1.6 billion Economy2013 [102]
 TurkeyBiggest refugee hosting country with 3 million Syrian and Iraqi refugees Demographics2015 [130][131]

 Tuvalu

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 TuvaluSmallest number of immigrants, 141 Demographics2015
 TuvaluLowest GDP (nominal), US$34 million Economy2016
 TuvaluLowest GDP (PPP), US$41 million Economy2017
 TuvaluLargest percentage of permanent crops, 66.67% Agriculture
Geography
2005
 TuvaluWorst industrial production decline, -26.10% (CIA World Factbook est.) Industry2017 [132]

 United Arab Emirates

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 United Arab EmiratesLowest tax rate as percentage of GDP, 1.4% Finance2015
 United Arab EmiratesTallest building, Burj Khalifa, 2717 ft Structures2018

 United Kingdom

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 United KingdomMost overseas territories/dependencies, the UK has 14 overseas territories and 3 crown dependencies. Politics2014
 United KingdomMost Open and Transparent Government Data, According to The World Wide Web Foundation's Open Data Barometer. Politics2015 [133]
 United KingdomOldest current head of state, Elizabeth II, at age 92 Politics2017
 United KingdomCity with highest non-food retail sales, London with a total spend of around £64.2 billion Finance2010
 United KingdomBusiest airport system by passenger traffic, London sees a total 146,685,710 passengers annually, through Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, City and Southend airports. Transport2014 [134]
 United KingdomBusiest single runway, Gatwick Airport (LGW) Transport2014
 United KingdomBusiest train station, Clapham Junction railway station, in London, by station by daily rail traffic (one train every 13 seconds at peak times; one train every 30 seconds at off-peak times). Transport2014
 United KingdomLargest enclosed rain-forest, the Eden Project near St Austell Environment2001
 United KingdomLongest guided busway by length in miles, Cambridgeshire Guided Busway - 16 miles Transport2011
 United KingdomThe largest television broadcaster, BBC Television2014
 United KingdomMost elements of the periodic table discovered, 23 of the 118 known elements were discovered by British scientists. Science [135]
 United KingdomLargest off-shore wind farm, London Array in the United Kingdom, producing 630 MW. Energy Industry2015
 United KingdomHighest producing off-shore wind farm, the biggest producer of wind energy is the Greater Gabbard wind farm. In 2012 it produced 1,195 GigaWatt-hours (GWh). Energy Industry2012
 United KingdomDeepest off-shore wind farm, The Beatrice Wind Farm is the deepest fixed-foundation wind farm at 45-metre water depth. Energy Industry2007
 United KingdomLargest exporter of off-shore generated wind power, the UK's wind farms combine to produce the greatest wind farm exports to foreign countries Energy Industry2012
 United KingdomLargest producer of alcoholic spirits, Diageo Plc. of London. Industry2010
 United KingdomMost valuable football club, Manchester United Sports2014
 United KingdomMost times the Olympic Games have been held in one city, London held Olympics 3 times: 1908, 1948, 2012 Sports2012
 United KingdomBest performance at Eventing World Championship (equestrian), 9 gold medals, 23 total medals Sports2014
 United KingdomBest government website, GOV.uk won the Designs of the Year Award 2013 Politics2013
 United KingdomMost Formula One Grand Prix wins, 266 by 19 drivers Sports2017
 United KingdomMost Formula One Grand Prix wins (constructors), 517 by 15 constructors Sports2017
 United KingdomBest performance at equestrian Mounted games, 26 wins (including separate England, Northern Ireland and Wales wins) Sports2017
 United KingdomBest performance at ITU Triathlon World Championships (men), 10 gold medals, 19 total medals Sports2017
 United KingdomThe highest-grossing film series (inflation adjusted), the James Bond film series Culture2014
 United KingdomOldest metro system, the Tube in London, opened in 1863 Transport1863 [136]
 United KingdomOldest currency, sterling, first used in 775AD Economics754AD [137]
 United KingdomLargest empire in history, covering over 33,700,000 km² and a quarter of the world's population Geography, Politics1922
 United KingdomHas the longest-running and oldest surviving pageant in the world, Miss World Culture1952

 United States of America

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 United StatesLargest producer of berries output of 2,074,000 Agriculture2012 [69]
 United StatesLargest corn (maize) producer, output of 361,100,000 tons Agriculture2014
 United StatesHighest share of gold in total forex reserves, 74.9% Finance2017
 United StatesLargest sorghum producer, output of 12 million tons Agriculture2008
 United StatesLargest grapefruit and pummelo producer, output of 1,580,000 tons Agriculture2007
 United StatesLargest strawberry producer, output of 1,371,573 tons Agriculture2014
 United StatesLargest almond producer, output of 1,410,000 tons Agriculture2010
 United StatesLargest beef producer, output of 11,789,000 ton Agriculture2010
 United StatesLargest chicken (broiler) producer, output of 15,980,000 ton Agriculture2009
 United StatesLargest turkey meat producer, output of 5,567,000 ton Agriculture2009
 United StatesLargest livestock of horses, 9,500,000 heads Agriculture2008
 United StatesLargest electricity importer, 51,400 million kWh Consumption
Energy
2007
 United StatesLargest natural gas consumer, 778,000,000,000 cu m Consumption
Energy
2015
 United StatesLargest oil consumer, 18,840,000 bbl/d (2,995,000 m3/d) Consumption
Energy
2011 [138]
 United StatesLargest oil importer, 7,713,000 bbl/day Consumption
Energy
2013 [139]
 United StatesLargest consumer market, Annual market size of approximately US$11 trillion Consumption
Household
2013
 United StatesThe highest-grossing film series, the Marvel Cinematic Universe film series Culture2018
 United StatesHighest incarceration rate, 760 prisoners per 100000 people, totaling 2,310,984 prisoners Demographics2008
 United StatesMost privately owned firearms per capita, 88.8 per 100 population Demographics2014 [140]
 United StatesMost privately owned firearms in total, 270 million Demographics2007 [140]
 United StatesLargest number of immigrants, 46,627,102 Demographics2015
 United StatesMost billionaires, 565 Demographics
Economy
2017
 United StatesNew York City is city with most billionaires, 103 billionaires Demographics Economy2015
 United StatesHighest GDP (nominal), 18,624,450 Economy2016
 United StatesLargest Christian population, 240 million Demographics2017
 United StatesHighest service sector output Economy2015
 United StatesLargest nuclear power producer, 101,351 MWh Energy2016
 United StatesMost nuclear reactors for electricity generation, 100 Energy2016
 United StatesLargest proven coal reserves, 237,295 million tons Energy2008
 United StatesLargest natural gas producer, 766,200,000,000 m³ Energy
Industry
2015
 United StatesLargest external debt, $18,624,000,000,000 Finance2017
 United StatesLargest government budget revenues, $5,731,627,000,000 Finance2016
 United StatesLargest government budget expenditures, $6,541,465,000,000 Finance2016
 United StatesHighest government budget deficit, $-809,838,000,000 Finance2016
 United StatesLargest official gold reserves, 8,133.5 tons Finance2017
 United StatesLargest stock of foreign direct investment abroad, $4,854,000,000,000.00 Finance2013
 United StatesLargest stock of received foreign direct investment, $3,648,000,000,000 Finance2016
 United StatesLargest importer, $2,205,000,000,000 Finance2016
 United StatesWorst current account balance, -$469,400,000,000 Finance2016
 United StatesLargest bentonite producer, 4,620,000 tons Industry2006
 United StatesLargest cheese producer, 5,162,730 tons Agriculture2011
 United StatesLargest cellulose producer, 47,047 tons Industry2009
 United StatesLargest arms exporter, $47,169,000,000 Industry
Military
2016
 United StatesLargest military budget, $615,500,000,000 Military2017
 United StatesMost aircraft carriers in operation, 11 Military2017
 United StatesMost cruisers in operation, 22 Military2017
 United StatesMost destroyers in operation, 65 Military2017
 United StatesMost nuclear submarines in operation, 70 Military2017
 United StatesLargest airforce, 4000 units Military2014
 United StatesMost science papers output, 3,049,662 journal papers published between 2001-2011 Science2011 [141]
 United StatesMost cited country, 48,862,100 citations between 2001-2011 Science2011 [142]
 United States Most Nobel Prizes won, 377 between 1901-2018 Science 2018
 United StatesMost Olympic Games hosted, 8 (1904 Summer Olympics, 1932 Summer Olympics, 1984 Summer Olympics, 1996 Summer Olympics, 1932 Winter Olympics, 1960 Winter Olympics, 1980 Winter Olympics, 2002 Winter Olympics) Sports2016
 United StatesMost Olympic medals, 1,118 gold, 2,804 total Sports2016
 United StatesMost Summer Olympic medals, 1,022 gold, 2,522 total Sports2016
 United StatesBest performance at American Football World Cup, 3 times winner (2007, 2011, 2015) Sports2015
 United StatesWinner of most Basketball World Championships for Women, 9 (1953, 1957, 1979, 1986, 1990, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014) Sports2014 [143]
 United StatesBest performance at World Aquatics Championships, 253 gold medals, 586 total medals Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at World Championships in Athletics, 155 gold medals, 352 total medals Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at World Backgammon Championship, 19 wins Sports2017
 United StatesWinner of most Basketball World Championships, 5 times winner (tied with Serbia/Yugoslavia) Sports2014
 United StatesBest performance at FIFA Women's World Cups, 4 times winner (1991, 1999, 2015, 2019), 1 time runner-up (2011) Sports2019
 United StatesBest performance at WTBA World Tenpin Bowling Championships, (men) 30 gold medals, 73 total medals Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at WTBA World Tenpin Bowling Championships, (women) 27 gold medals, 77 total medals Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at Golf World Cup (men), 24 wins Sports2016
 United StatesBest performance at World Lacrosse Championship (men), 9 times winner Sports2014
 United StatesBest performance at Women's Lacrosse World Cup, 8 times winner Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at Racquetball World Championships Sports2016
 United StatesBest performance at ISF Women's World Championship (softball), 10 gold medals, 14 total medals Sports2016
 United StatesBest performance at tennis Davis Cup (men), 32 team wins Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at tennis Fed Cup (women), 18 team wins Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at tennis Hopman Cup (mixed pairs), 6 team wins Sports2018
 United StatesBest performance at FINA World Water Polo Championship (women), 5 times winner Sports2017
 United StatesBest performance at Basketball World Championships for Women, 9 gold medals, 12 total medals Sports2014
 United StatesHighest International tourism receipts, $177.2 billion Tourism2014
 United StatesLongest total length of railways, 224,792 km Transport2014 [144]
 United StatesLongest total length of roadways, 6,586,610 km Transport2013 [145]
 United StatesMost airports, 13,513 Transport2013 [146]
 United StatesMost heliports, 5,287 Transport2013
 United StatesLargest total length of pipelines, 2,225,032 km Transport2013
 United StatesMost Soft power of any nation Politics2014
 United StatesBest Performance at Miss Universe, 8 times Winner, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1967, 1980, 1995, 1997 & 2012 Culture2014
 United StatesMost editions that any country had hosted Miss Universe, 35 times of being a host country, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017 Culture2018

  Vatican City

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
  Vatican CitySmallest population, 839 Demographics2012
  Vatican CityLargest percentage of immigrant population, 100% Demographics2015
  Vatican CitySmallest total area, 0,44 km² Geography2015
  Vatican CitySmallest landlocked country, 0,44 km² Geography2015

 Venezuela

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 VenezuelaLargest proven oil reserves, 302,250,000 bbl (48,054,000 m3) Energy2016 [147]
 VenezuelaBest performance at Big Four Beauty Pageants (Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, Miss Earth), 21 times winner Culture2014
 VenezuelaHighest annual inflation rate, 96.3% Finance2015

Countries with single entries

CountryStatistic ValueFieldDate References
 AndorraMost tourist arrivals per capita, 22.5 Economy2011 [148]
 AzerbaijanLargest percentage of area covered with mud volcanoes Geography2009 [149]
 BahamasHighest personal and economic freedoms according to State of World Liberty Index Economy2015
 BhutanLargest average elevation, 3,280 m Geography2015
 CambodiaLongest alphabet It consists of 33 consonants, 23 vowels (that make 47 sounds) and 12 independent vowels. Education1995 [150]
 CameroonMost exploding lakes, 2 Geography2018
 ColombiaLargest emerald producer Industry2009
 Costa RicaHighest environmental happiness according to Happy Planet Index, score of 76.1 Environment
Quality of life
2009
 Côte d'IvoireLargest cacao producer, output of 2,034,000 metric tons Agriculture2017 [151]
 DjiboutiHighest prevalence of females in population, 0.84 males per female Demographics2016
 EritreaLowest ease of doing business, according to Ease of Doing Business Index Economy
Politics
2015
 FijiBest performance at Rugby World Cup Sevens (men), 2 times winner (1997, 2005) (tied with New Zealand) Sports2013
 GambiaLeast militarized society Military2010
 Ghana Fastest growing economy Economy2011, 2018
 GuineaLargest bauxite reserves, 7,400,000,000 tons Industry2010
 HaitiLargest vetiver producer Agriculture2014 [152]
 HondurasHighest intentional homicide rate, 103 per 100,000 people per year Demographics2008
 HungaryBest performance at FINA Water Polo World Cup (men), 3 times winner (1979, 1995, 1999), 3 times runner-up (1993, 2002, 2006) Sports2009
 JamaicaFastest man, Usain Bolt, 12.42 m/s Sports2014
 JordanLowest depression below the sea level, -428 m at Dead Sea (shared with Israel and State of Palestine) Geography2012
 KuwaitHighest current account balance as a percentage of GDP, 35.35% Finance2014
 LaosMost heavily bombed country in the world per capita Military2016 [153]
 MalawiLowest GDP (nominal) per capita Economy2014
 MaldivesLowest highest point among all countries, 2 m (7 ft) Geography2009
 MauritaniaLargest percentage of people in slavery, 4% Demographics2014 [154]
 Federated States of MicronesiaHighest coastline to area ratio, 8,706.553 m/km² Geography2009
 MongoliaLeast densely populated, 1.92 per km² Demographics2015
 MoroccoLargest phosphorus reserve, about 50 trillion metric tons of 67 trillion metric tons worldwide (about the 75% the world reserves) Industry2011
 NamibiaLeast equal income distribution Demographics
Economy
2003
   NepalHighest elevation above the sea level, 8,848 m (29,029 ft) at Mount Everest (shared with China) Geography2009
 State of PalestineLowest depression below the sea level, -428 m at Dead Sea (shared with Jordan and Israel) Geography2012
 PanamaMost merchant ships registered, 6,323 Transport2008
 RwandaHighest proportion of women in government, 56.3% Politics2013
 San MarinoMost motor vehicles per capita, 1263 per 1000 population Transport
Consumption
2010
 Sierra LeoneHighest industrial production growth rate, 88% Industry2013
 SudanLowest level of innovation according to Global Innovation Index, score of 0.4 Technology2013
 SurinameHighest percent of forest area, 90.20% Geography2011
 UkraineLargest sunflower seed producer, output of 10.1 million metric tons Agriculture2014
 UruguayMost southernmost northernmost point on land, 30°05'S Geography2009
 UzbekistanLargest double landlocked country, 447,400 km² (172,742 sq mi) Geography
 VietnamSmallest percentage of immigrant population, 0.0249% Demographics2005

Countries without any entries

The following fully recognized countries have no entries in the above list:

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