Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-10-09T08:21:50Z

Photograph by Richard Nowitz/National Geographic

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Utah

Rank: 38

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 32.47

Air pollution level: 9.6

Child poverty rate: 12.9%

High school graduation rate: 74.3%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 4.9

Population lacking health insurance: 13.9%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 4.9

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.1

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 5,960

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 213

Personal income per capita: $32,473

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.419

Un- and under-employment rate: 12.2%

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