Jan 1, 2020, 9:19 AM
MEANINGFUL NEW YEAR DATA
#3 Global stocks have increased in value by more than 25 trillion dollars over the past 10 years.
#4 In the United States, 84 percent of all stocks are owned by the wealthiest 10 percent of all Americans.
#5 The U.S. government is now more than 23 trillion dollars in debt.
#12 Total U.S. household debt is about to cross the 14 trillion dollar mark.
#13 A study that was recently released found that 70 percent of all Americans are struggling financially right now.
#14 The average family in the United States cannot afford to buy a home in 71 percent of the country.
#15 58 million jobs in the United States pay less than $793 a week.
#16 According to the Social Security Administration, 50 percent of all Americans make less than $33,000 a year.
#17 63 percent of the jobs that have been created in the United States since 1990 have been low wage jobs.
#42 Almost one-third of all U.S. Millennials are still living with their parents.
#27 Over the past decade, the suicide rate among young Americans has risen by 56 percent.
#28 The suicide rate for the overall population increased by 41 percent between 1999 and 2016.
#29 One survey has discovered that 15-year-old students in China are almost four full grade levels ahead of 15-year-old students in the United States in mathematics.
#30 A different survey discovered that one-third of all American teenagers haven’t read a single book in the past year.
#33 23 percent of all U.S. children live with a single parent. That is the highest rate in the entire world by a wide margin.
#34 Today, approximately 40 percent of all babies in America are born to unmarried women.
#35 The U.S. fertility rate has fallen 15 percent since 2007 and is now at the lowest level ever recorded.
#38 Today, almost half of all homeless people in the entire nation live in the state of California.
#39 Over half of all California voters have considered leaving the state.
#40 According to an American Bar Association survey, only 38 percent of all Americans know that the U.S. Constitution is the highest law in the land.
#41 58 percent of American adults under the age of 35 agree that some version of socialism “would be good for the country”.
#43 According to the Pew Research Center, only 65 percent of Americans now consider themselves to be Christians. That is the lowest level ever recorded.
#49 A survey that was conducted a couple of months ago found that 67 percent of all Americans believe that we are “on the edge of civil war”.
#51 A majority of Propertarians believe they can solve these problems by reorganizing society with their new constitution.
See what I did there? 😉
Source: Michael Snyder from The Economic Collapse Blog