Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Georgia

Rank: 13

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 58.74

Air pollution level: 12.0

Child poverty rate: 24.7%

High school graduation rate: 65.4%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 8.0

Population lacking health insurance: 19.9%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 4.0

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.5

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 8,148

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 403

Personal income per capita: $34,800

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.468

Un- and under-employment rate: 16.4%

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