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.
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.
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.
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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.
But no grizzly bears have been seen there since 1922.
The United States has more government debt per capita than Greece, Portugal, Italy, Ireland or Spain.