Number one in mass shootings – there were 372 mass shootings in the US in 2015, killing 475 people and wounding 1,870 The U. is rated worst in healthcare quality among developed countries, although US care is the most expensive.
A coronary bypass in the US costs 50 percent more than it would in Canada, Australia, and France, and 100% more than in Germany.
One in four children in America grow up without learning how to read.
Many other pages on this site contain opinions, hypotheses, and conclusions.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.In the USA, an average of US,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. Americans account for 19 percent of global energy consumption (with less than 5% of the world’s population). America is the most expensive place on earth to have a baby.On average, a hospital delivery costs US,775 – or US,041 for a Cesarean There are more guns in the U. than there are people: The rate of private gun ownership in the U. was tabulated at 101.05 firearms per 100 individuals.I hope things turn around, but it needs to be fast, and I figure exposing some of the bollocks might help that.
As pretty much everything on this page is negative apart from the picture of wonder woman in her hot pants, I’ll kick things off on a more positive note with a few of my favourite American achievements: Awesome movies like “The Matrix” (1999) and “Flying High” (1980) Life changing books like “Catch 22” (1953) and “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” (1974) Brilliant albums like “LA Woman” (1971) and “Nevermind” (1991) Styling cars like the Corvette Stingray (1968) and the Plymouth Hemi Cuda (1971) Cutting edge bicycles like the Specialized Stumpjumper (1981) and the Merlin Titanium (1993) I didn’t really start out intending to make this point, but after listing a few of my favourite things, I then added dates and realised they are all from last century…
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.
There are 313 million people living in the United States. There are 19 million new cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia in the United States every single year.
Doctors in the United States write more than 250 million prescriptions for antidepressants each year.
Prescription painkillers kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined.
But the more I added to it, the less funny it looked, and the more like a train wreck.