Five Fact Friday #10

Five random facts for Friday:

In the United States, the top one percent of households holds $25 trillion of household wealth. The middle class, defined as the middle 60 percent of the usual income distribution, owned just $18 trillion. – Brookings

According to the International Monetary Fund the largest economy in the world, measured by Gross Domestic Product, is the United States at $21.44 trillion. The smallest is the pacific island nation of Tuvalu at $42 million. WikiPedia

In 2018 the United States had 23.5 square feet (SF) of retail space per person. The next most was Canada at 16.8 SF/person, then Australia at 11.2 SF/person  and the UK at 4.6 SF/person. Russia has 1.4 SF/person.  – Statista

According to the Airports Council International, in 2015 there were 17,678 commercial airports in the world. If you count all airports, aerodromes and airfields (civilian and military) the count is 41,788.- aeronewstv.com

In 2018 there were 129 breweries in North Carolina, up from 32 in 2012.- US Census

 

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