Residents of the US love to believe that they're the nation that leads the rest of the world in everything from military might to trade to politics.
In reality, however, there are a lot of other countries who are doing far better in several aspects than what is obtainable within the United States. Below are 10 surprise things the US does not lead the world in.
1. Gun Deaths
Most of the US is quite dangerous, with criminals and gangs controlling entire swaths of city with their firearms. However, when it comes to gun deaths per capita, El Salvador is the winner.