Compare key data on Scotland & United States


STAT Scotland United States HISTORY
Background > National tree Scots Pine Oak
Crime > Assaults 1,655.1
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
Ranked 1st.
Crime > Auto theft 293.1
Ranked 9th.
Ranked 6th. 33% more than Scotland

Crime > Burglaries 597.6
Ranked 13th.
Ranked 9th. 20% more than Scotland

Crime > Drugs > Annual cannabis use 8.4%
Ranked 3rd.
Ranked 1st. 63% more than Scotland
Crime > Drugs > Lifetime cannabis use 20.5%
Ranked 4th.
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Scotland
Crime > Murder rate 1.79 5
Crime > Police officers 361.4
Ranked 13th. 48% more than United States
Ranked 27th.
Crime > Robberies 69.9
Ranked 29th.
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Scotland
Crime > Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate 1.72
Ranked 38th.
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Scotland

Culture > Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date November 23, 1987 May 15, 1940
Culture > Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes Second store was Kirkcaldy . It took over 13 years since McDonald's first appeared in the UK. See McDonalds Annual Report
People > Population 5.29 million
Ranked 3rd.
316.67 million
Ranked 3rd. 60 times more than Scotland

Religion > Christian > Mormon > Congregations 39
Ranked 2nd.
Ranked 1st. 352 times more than Scotland

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of national trees (National trees); European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; https://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/WDR2011/World_Drug_Report_2011_ebook.pdf, World Drug Report 2011, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 2011, p. 217.; Mostly Table GPS-8 Part (i) ''Lifetime prevalence of drug use among all adults (aged 15 to 64 years old) in nationwide surveys among the general population'' EMCDDA (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction) unless otherwise referred on Wikipedia: Adult lifetime cannabis use by country; European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control International Statistics on Crime and Justice, 2011; Wikipedia: List of countries by intentional homicide rate by decade; Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics)


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