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.
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.
There are more car thefts in the United States than anywhere else in the world by far There are more school shootings in America than anywhere else in the world.
The United States leads the world in credit card fraud.
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.Pick any year since 1776 and there is a 91% chance that America was involved in a war during that year. adults are working in jobs that pay poverty-level wages.60 percent of Americans report feeling “angry or irritable”. Americans spend more time sitting in traffic than anyone else in the world.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.Doctors in the United States write more than 250 million prescriptions for antidepressants each year.