Friday, April 6, 2012

America By The Numbers

The Big Apple
1.  66% of Americans are overweight.
2.  48% of Americans are either "low income" or living in poverty.
3.  $8,500 is spent on healthcare per person per year in the U.S.  The U.K. spends $3500.
4.  The average U.S. citizen drinks the equivalent of 600 sodas each year.
5.  25 million American adults are living with their parents.
6.  Over 14% of Americans have at least 10 credit cards.
7.  Over 52% of all children that live in Cleveland are living in poverty.
8.  The median price of a home in Detroit is now about $6000.
9.  Of the 313 million people in the U.S., 46 million are on food stamps.
10. The U.S. has a teen pregnancy rate of 22% - highest in the world.
11. The U.S. has the highest divorce rate on the globe.
12. More people have been diagnosed with mental disorders in the U.S. than in any other nation.
(from theeconomiccollapseblog.com)