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.
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.
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.