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.The United States has the most laws of any country.In the UK, an average of about US,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. Norway imprisons 71 out of 100,000, Japan jails 54, and Iceland locks up 47 out of 100,000. is the leader in the amount of energy use per person.70 percent of all Americans are on at least one prescription drug.And 20 percent of all Americans are on at least five prescription drugs.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.
Sadly, like the Roman empire, America’s days appear to be numbered.
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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.
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.