66 percent of all Americans are considered to be overweight. Americans watch 4 hours and 42 minutes of television PER DAY on average In 2011, the US trade deficit with China was more than 49,000 times larger than it was in 1985.
The United States puts a higher percentage of its population in prison than any other nation on earth does. The United States has a teen pregnancy rate of 22 percent – the highest in the world. There are more unemployed workers in the United States than there are people living in the entire nation of Greece.
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.
Nobody in the world gets more plastic surgery done than Americans do.
The United States leads the world in eating disorder deaths.
America has the highest percentage of one person households.
America leads the world in money given to fake charities.
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.
As a New Zealander I’m aware that NZ has a lot of bad stats too.
In fact it was while looking into NZ heath stats that I decided to post this page.
There are more car thefts in the United States than anywhere else in the world by far There are more school shootings in America than anywhere else in the world.