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GIVING BY INDIVIDUALS AS A PERCENTAGE OF PERSONAL INCOME, 1971-2001. % of Personal Income. 1.9. 1.8. 1.8. 1.8. 1.7. 1.6. 1.8. Data are rounded. Source: AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy/ Giving USA 2002. Which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three-car garage?.

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GIVING BY INDIVIDUALS AS A PERCENTAGEOF PERSONAL INCOME, 1971-2001

% of Personal Income

1.9

1.8

1.8

1.8

1.7

1.6

1.8

Data are rounded.

Source: AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy/Giving USA 2002

which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three car garage
Which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three-car garage?
  • A basketball court
  • A McDonald’s restaurant
  • An “RV” (recreational vehicle)
  • The average home in the 1950’s
which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three car garage3
Which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three-car garage?
  • A basketball court
  • A McDonald’s restaurant
  • An “RV” (recreational vehicle)
  • The average home in the 1950’s
the percentage of americans calling themselves very happy peaked in what year
The percentage of Americans calling themselves “very happy” peaked in what year?
  • 1957
  • 1967
  • 1977
  • 1987
the percentage of americans calling themselves very happy peaked in what year5
The percentage of Americans calling themselves “very happy” peaked in what year?
  • 1957
  • 1967
  • 1977
  • 1987
how much of an average american s lifetime will be spent on average watching television commercials
How much of an average American’s lifetime will be spent (on average) watching television commercials?
  • 6 months
  • 3 months
  • 1 year
  • 1.5 years
how much of an average american s lifetime will be spent on average watching television commercials7
How much of an average American’s lifetime will be spent (on average) watching television commercials?
  • 6 months
  • 3 months
  • 1 year
  • 1.5 years
true or false american s carry 1 billion in personal debt not including real estate and mortgages
True or False?American’s carry $1 billion in personal debt, not including real estate and mortgages.

False

Americans carry $1 Trillion in personal debt, approx. $4,000 for every man, woman and child. On average we save 4% of our income (contrasted with the Japanese, who save 16%)

which activity did more americans do in 1996
Which activity did more Americans do in 1996?
  • Graduate from college
  • Declare bankruptcy
which activity did more americans do in 199610
Which activity did more Americans do in 1996?
  • Graduate from college
  • Declare bankruptcy
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Where does the US rank among industrialized nations in income equality between the rich and the poor? (1st being most income-equal)
  • 1st
  • 5th
  • 12th
  • 22nd
slide12
Where does the US rank among industrialized nations in income equality between the rich and the poor? (1st being most income-equal)
  • 1st
  • 5th
  • 12th
  • 22nd
slide13
The world’s 400+/- billionaires together possess as much money as the poorest _____ of the world’s population?
  • 15 %
  • 30 %
  • 50 %
  • 10 %
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The world’s 400+/- billionaires together possess as much money as the poorest _____ of the world’s population?
  • 15 %
  • 30 %
  • 50 %
  • 10 %
since 1950 americans have used more resources than
Since 1950, Americans have used more resources than:
  • Everyone who ever lived before them
  • The combined 3rd world populations
  • The Romans at the height of their empire
  • All of the above…
since 1950 americans have used more resources than16
Since 1950, Americans have used more resources than:
  • Everyone who ever lived before them
  • The combined 3rd world populations
  • The Romans at the height of their empire
  • All of the above…
americans total yearly waste would fill a convoy of garbage trucks long enough to
Americans’ total yearly waste would fill a convoy of garbage trucks long enough to:
  • Wrap around the earth 6 times
  • Reach half-way to the moon
  • Connect the North and South Poles
  • Build a bridge between North America and China
americans total yearly waste would fill a convoy of garbage trucks long enough to18
Americans’ total yearly waste would fill a convoy of garbage trucks long enough to:
  • Wrap around the earth 6 times
  • Reach half-way to the moon
  • Connect the North and South Poles
  • Build a bridge between North America and China
which economic indicator counts pollution three times as a sign of a growing economy
Which economic indicator counts pollution three times as a sign of a growing economy?
  • GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
  • GPI (Genuine Progress Indicator)
which economic indicator counts pollution three times as a sign of a growing economy20
Which economic indicator counts pollution three times as a sign of a growing economy?
  • GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
  • GPI (Genuine Progress Indicator)
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Of the Americans who voluntarily cut back their consumption, what percent said (in 1995) that they are happier as a result?
  • 29 %
  • 42 %
  • 67 %
  • 86 %
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Of the Americans who voluntarily cut back their consumption, what percent said (in 1995) that they are happier as a result?
  • 29 %
  • 42 %
  • 67 %
  • 86 %
other miscellaneous facts
Other Miscellaneous Facts…
  • In 2000, Global Christians spent $12 billion on Missions.
  • In 2001, Americans spent $38 billion on state lotteries.
  • By 2000 spending on the lawn and garden industry equaled $85 billion.
  • Teeth whitening is a growing $600 million industry.
  • IDC expects sales of game hardware and software to hit $11.4 billion in 2001.
  • The 2001 Easter holiday sales were expected to be $2.8 billion. Easter candy sales alone were expected to exceed $1.8 billion in 2000.
  • 377,000 families had a second home in 1999.
  • In 2000 annual U.S. vending machine sales were $36 billion.
  • During 1999 U.S. soft drink sales came to $58 billion.