“united-states” Charts

International Development vs. National Income »

Luxembourg allotted one percent of it's Gross National Income (GNI) for developmental aid in 2012. The United States gave over…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 366
Score: 17

What's The Biggest Threat to the World? »

Well, it depends on where you live. These results aren't particularly surprising, but they reveal how much people's experience at…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 375
Score: 13

Which Country Is The Biggest Threat to World Peace? »

In a WIN/Gallup International poll 66,000 people across 65 nations were asked "Which country do you think is the greatest…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 349
Score: 13

The United States of Consumption »

The United States, with less than 5 percent of global population, consumes 22 percent of the world’s oil, 13 percent…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 990
Score: 13

Fast Food, Frequent Visits »

The United States certainly loves its fast food. Over half of all Americans frequent a fast food restaurant at least…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 147
Score: 7

The Long Term Victory Of Pro-Life »

Abortion is on the decline in the United States, and it has been for a while. Since 1991, the number…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 251
Score: 6

United States of Genocide: Legacy of Christopher Columbus »

The biggest genocide in history occurred right here on American soil, but is only a few pages in our history…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 175
Score: 6

The Shocking Truth About Corporal Punishment »

I thought corporal punishment was a relic of the past — until I found this map showing U.S. states that…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 671
Score: 6

Underemployed or Unemployed? »

With the American unemployment rate high, the number of underemployed has also increased. People who are underemployed include those who…

Nat'l Priorities Project
by: Nat'l Priorities Project
views: 241
Score: 5

Think China's Economy is a Big Success Story? Think Again. »

There have been a bunch of misleading stories about China “overtaking” the United States in economic output. But GDP is…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 247
Score: 5

Public Overwhelmingly Agrees: Prisons Are Impotent »

A recent Pew study found widespread support across party, age, and ethnic groups for shorter sentences and alternatives to incarceration…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 170
Score: 5

"Conservative Advantage" Wanes in US States »

A Gallup Poll compares American political ideology throughout the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Interestingly, the article points…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 326
Score: 5

The Rise Of Part Time »

Over the last two decades, part time employment has become progressively more popular, increasing by nearly eight million workers.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 63
Score: 4

Six of the Top Ten U.S. Billionaires Are Kochs and Waltons »

For the first time ever, according to Forbes magazine, the 400 richest Americans have more than $2 trillion in combined…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 498
Score: 4

Record Breaking Tax Day »

$1.47 trillion, the amount collected this fiscal year in taxes, is the highest amount of taxes ever collected in one…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 95
Score: 3

Student Loan vs. Credit Card Debt in US »

Student loan debt increased 13.9% in the United States from 2013 to 2014. It now outweighs total US credit card…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 179
Score: 3

America's Gun Violence Problem »

Americans, more than any other people, resolve conflicts with a gun. According to the Washington Post, we've got "the highest…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 455
Score: 3

U.S. Overtakes E.U. in Productivity »

Output per person is now higher in the United States than in the European Union. Productivity was about the same…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 738
Score: 3

Think There's Justice For All? Depends Where You Live. »

Faith in judicial systems vary according to region. The U.S. trails behind the Middle East. How can we interpret this?…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 72
Score: 2

The Ubiquitous Nature Of American Firearms »

It certainly says something about American culture that there are nearly four times as many firearms dealers in the United…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 91
Score: 2

Guns and Crime »

There has been a remarkable decline in the amount crime involving firearms. Homicides have seen a nearly 50% drop from…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 91
Score: 2

America's Decline In Violent Crime »

Many Americans hold the false notion that violent crime is on the rise in the US. That perception, though, couldn't…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 150
Score: 2

A Tale of Two Wars »

Over the past decade, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have weighed heavily on the United States' military budget. Peaking…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 91
Score: 2

Let's Raise the Minimum Wage Already — Americans Are Ready »

A poll from The Wall Street Journal shows that a solid majority of Americans (63%) favor raising the minimum wage…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 85
Score: 2

I'll Be a Monkey's Uncle: Public View on Human Evolution »

Six in ten Americans believe that humans have evolved over time while a third holds the belief that humans have…

September Oliveros
by: September Oliveros
views: 149
Score: 2

High School Graduation Rates Soaring in US »

According to a recently released study from the National Center for Education Statistics , there is now an 80% high…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 21
Score: 2

Tax Dollars and Their Distribution »

According to the chart, 45% of each tax dollar goes to entitlements, 19% to National defense (including overseas contingency operations),…

September Oliveros
by: September Oliveros
views: 120
Score: 2

U.S. Defense Spending Dwarfs Rest of the World »

The United States spends 58% of the total defense dollars paid out by the world's top 10 military powers, which…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 165
Score: 2

In Government We Trust... Not to Let Ebola Take the U.S. »

Most Americans have either fairly or very high confidence that the federal government will prevent a major outbreak of Ebola.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 121
Score: 1

Ebola In The U.S.? Here's Why We Shouldn't Worry »

The Ro, or basic reproduction number, of a disease represents how many people an infected person will likely transmit the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 43
Score: 1

Gun Death and Ownership: A Clear International Correlation »

As the leader of the top ten developed countries with the most guns, the United States has twice the amount…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 85
Score: 1

How Much Food We Actually Waste in the United States »

We need to face the facts, we waste more food than we actually consume. Food wastage in the United States…

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 2740
Score: 1

Decreasing Sodium Can Prevent This and Save Lives »

A study shows that by reducing sodium by 9.4% the U.S could save $32.1 billion in direct medical costs. Not…

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 400
Score: 1

Advertising Follows the Eyeballs »

A recent study found that the percentage of advertising spending per media outlet is strongly correlated with the percentage of…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 81
Score: 1

Retirement May Be Further Than You Think »

A recent poll by Gallup found that the average retirement age of Americans is rising. The current average age of…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 39
Score: 1

Teen Pregnancy Isn't as Bad as We Think »

Recently, there have been reality shows that show teen pregnancies as well as teen moms. According to statistics, there has…

September Oliveros
by: September Oliveros
views: 39
Score: 1
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