NZ has some appalling health stats, and in many cases is the second worst developed nation, invariably behind America. citizen drinks more than 200 litres of soft drink each year.
Developed countries with good health stats all tend to be in Europe. American males between the ages of 12-29 average 605 litres a year.
Doctors in the United States write more than 250 million prescriptions for antidepressants each year.
The United States has the most laws of any country.
In the UK, an average of about US$3,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. Norway imprisons 71 out of 100,000, Japan jails 54, and Iceland locks up 47 out of 100,000. is the leader in the amount of energy use per person.
In the middle of the last century, the United States was #1 in the world in GDP per capita. Approximately 25 million American adults are living with their parents.
The grizzly bear is the official state animal of California.
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This page is just a collection of over 50 American statistics and facts. The main bias inherent on this page, is that these stats were mostly selected because they make America look bad.
One in four children in America grow up without learning how to read.
85% of the juveniles who face trial in the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, and more than 60% of all American prison inmates are functionally illiterate There are only three countries that don’t give new mothers any paid time off work.
America has the highest percentage of one person households.
There are 747,408 registered sex offenders in the U. Americans spend more money on elections than anyone else does in the world by a wide margin More is spent on prescription drug advertising in America than anywhere else in the world.
One out of every seven Americans has at least 10 credit cards. Americans purchase, on average, 64 items of clothing per person each year. More people have been diagnosed with mental disorders in the United States than in any other nation on earth.