Statistics for The U.S. Economy by Numbers

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What has been the approximate annual rate of inflation since the year 2000?2%
72%
True or false. The U.S. exports more than it imports.False
72%
What was the average price for a gallon of whole milk in 2018?$3.28
61%
Which of the following investments has had the highest rate of return since 1950?Stocks
60%
About how much money did the federal government spend in 2019?$4.4 trillion
58%
What is the highest federal income tax bracket as of 2019?37%
56%
What is the national minimum wage?$7.25 / hour
52%
About what percentage of American workers work in agriculture?< 2%
50%
What was the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco in January 2019?$3,261 / month
46%
About what percent of the U.S. GDP is spent on health care?18%
43%
What was the approximate median household income in 2019?$66,000
42%
About what percentage of federal income taxes are paid by the 1% highest earners?40%
34%
About what percentage of American workers work in manufacturing?8%
32%
About what percent of the U.S. government debt is held by China?4%
27%
What was the largest part of the U.S. federal budget in 2019?Social Security
23%

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