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.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.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…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.
The United States leads the world in eating disorder deaths.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.America exports more weapons to other countries than anyone else in the world.America leads the world in money given to fake charities.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 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. But the more I added to it, the less funny it looked, and the more like a train wreck.Sadly, like the Roman empire, America’s days appear to be numbered.