The U.S. has the second-highest bacterial count of any country in the world, behind Russia, according to data from the World Health Organization.
The U.”s total bacterial count stands at 2,894,700 bacteria per 100,000 people, and the U.K. has 3,075,200 bacteria per 1,000,000 population.
Brazil has 3.1 billion bacteria, and Australia has 3 billion.
The WHO said the country with the highest bacterial count is South Korea, with a figure of 2.2 billion.
That puts it just ahead of the U., with 2.9 billion.
In comparison, China has 1.9 trillion bacteria.
The top-ranked country, according the WHO, is the United Arab Emirates, with an estimate of 1.1 trillion.
In its 2016 Global Bacterial Database, the WHO said that the country that has the highest number of infections per person per year is China, with 1,769.8 per 100 people.
That place is followed by China, South Korea and Japan, with the second and third spots tied at 1,566 and 1,465, respectively.
According to WHO, the countries with the lowest number of bacteria per person are India, the U of T, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.