Economic Facts USA
1. Astounding 48% of all Americans are considered either "low income" or are living in poverty.
2. Approximately 57% of all children in the United States live in families that are considered to be either "low income" or poor.
3. If the number of Americans who "want to get a job," it would be the same today as in 2007, the "official" unemployment rate published by the U.S. government, would be reached to 11%.
4. The average amount of time a worker is unable to work in the United States now exceeds 40 weeks.
5. One survey found that 77% of all small businesses in the U.S. do not plan to hire new employees.
6. Today in the United States, less employment than there were in 2000, but since that time our population has increased by 30 million people. 7. Since December 2007, median household income in the United States decreased by as much as 6.8% after inflation.
8. According to Statistics, in December 2006, 16.6 million Americans were self-employed. Today, that number dropped to 14.5 million.
9. According to a survey Gallup, conducted earlier this year, about one in five Americans who have a job consider themselves to performing work that does not meet their qualifications.
10. According to author Paul Osterman, about 20% of all adults in the U.S. are now working on the job, the level of payment is equal to the cost of living.
11. In 1980, less than 30% of all jobs in the United States are low-paying. Today, more than 40% of all jobs in the United States underpaid.
12. In 1969, 95% of all men between the ages of 25 and 54 had jobs. In July (this year), only 81.2% of men in this age group had a job.
13. During one recent survey found that one in three Americans will not be able to make a payment on your mortgage or pay the rent next month if they suddenly lose his current job.
14. The Fed recently announced that the total net worth of U.S. households declined by 4.1% in the third quarter alone in 2011.
15. According to a recent study by the Institute of Investment BlackRock, in the United States, the ratio of household debt to its income is now 154%.
16. With the slowdown in the economy has decreased and the number of marriages. According to the analysis of Pew Research Center, only 51% of Americans who are at least 18 years old, are currently married. In 1960, 72% of all U.S. adults were married.
17. Postal luzhba U.S. has lost over the last year, more than $ 5 billion.
18. In Stockton, California, real estate prices have dropped by 64% from the level at which they were at the time of the peak in the market.
19. In the state of Nevada — the highest in the country, the share of seizures banks’ mortgaged property under the mortgage of the 59th month in a row.
20. Incredibly, the average price of a home in Detroit is now just $ 6000. 21. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 18% of all homes in the state of Florida are empty. This figure is 63% higher than it was a decade ago.
22. Construction of new homes in the United States is going to put a new record for the slow pace of construction in 2011.
23. 19% of all American men between the ages of 25 and 34 now live with their parents.
24. Bills for electricity in the United States grew faster than the overall rate of inflation for five years in a row.
25. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, health care costs accounted for just 9.5% of private consumption in 1980. Today they account for approximately 16.3%.
26. One study found that approximately 41% of working age Americans either have problems with medical bills, or they are being paid the debt for medical services.
27. Incredibly, every seven Americans has at least 10 credit cards.
28. The United States spends about 4 dollars on goods and services from China for every dollar that China spends on goods and services from the United States.
29. It is expected that the U.S. trade deficit in 2011 will reach 558.2 billion dollars.
30. Pension crisis in the United States continues to deepen. According to the "Research Institute of benefits for employees," 46% of all American workers have less than $ 10,000 of retirement savings, and 29% of all American workers retirement savings of less than $ 1,000.
31. One in six older Americans lives below the federal poverty line.
32. According to the study, which was recently published, reward top executives of America’s largest companies rose by 36.5% in just one recent 12-month period.
33. Today, banks that are "too big to fail" even bigger than before. The total assets of the six largest U.S. banks increased by 39% in the period from 30 September 2006 to 30 September 2011.
34. The net asset value of six heirs of the founder of Wal-Mart (the world’s largest retail chain — approx. Perevodika.ru) Sam Walton’s assets is equal to approximately 30% of all Americans with low incomes combined.
35. According to the analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data conducted by Pew Research Center, the average net value of the assets of families where the head of household age — 65 years and over, 47 times more than the average net asset value of families where the head of household under 35 years of age.
36. Incredibly, 37% of all American families where the head of household younger than 35 years, the net value of the property is zero or less than zero.
37. A higher percentage of Americans living in extreme poverty (6.7%) than has ever been recorded.
38. Street children in the United States is now 33% more than it was in 2007.
39. Since 2007, the number of children living in poverty in the state of California has increased by 30%.
40. Unfortunately, child poverty is absolutely explosive growth across America. According to the "National Center for Children in Poverty," living in poverty 36.4% of all children in Philadelphia, 40.1% of all children living in Atlanta, 52.6% of all people living in Cleveland and 53.6% of all people living in Detroit children.
41. Today, one in seven Americans and one in four American children are food stamps products.
42. In 1980, government subsidies for social security accounted for only 11.7% of total revenue. Today, these government grants make up more than 18% of total revenue.
43. A shocking 48.5% of Americans live in households that receive certain benefits and allowances. In 1983, this figure was reached, and 30%.
44. Today, the federal government‘s budgetary expenditures account for about 24% of GDP. In 2001, they accounted for only 18%.
45. In 2011 fiscal year, the U.S. federal government budget deficit of nearly 1.3 trillion dollars. This was the third year in a row that our budget deficit exceeded one trillion dollars.
46. If Bill Gates gave every penny of his fortune to the U.S. government, it would have covered the U.S. budget deficit by only 15 days.
47. Amazingly, the U.S. government total debt of 15 trillion dollars. When Barack Obama first took office (the President), the public debt was just 10.6 trillion dollars.
48. If the federal government began right now to pay the U.S. national debt at a rate of one dollar per second, it would take 440,000 years to pay off the entire national debt in full.
49. U.S. national debt has increased by an average of more than 4 billion dollars per day since the beginning of the Obama administration.
50. During the Obama administration, the U.S. government has accumulated more debt than in the period inauguration of George Washington and before the inauguration of Bill Clinton.