11 Interesting Percentage Facts. - Random Facts

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11 Interesting percentage facts

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1. Not New York, but Alaska, has the largest percentage of people who walk to their jobs.
2. Portland has a higher percentage of literate people than any other major city in America.
3. San Francisco is the city with the highest percentage of millionaires
4. Studies show that people are more swayed by things that look "sciencey, " like graphs and percentages.
5. The highest percentage per capita of “How do I know if my husband is gay?” web searches come from conservative parts of the U.S.
6. In the U.S., West Virginia has the highest percentage of people who use drugs to relax (28%), while Alaska has the lowest percentage (13%).
7. Singapore has the world’s highest percentage of millionaires. One out of every six households has at least $1, 000, 000 US dollars.
8. The U.S imprisons a much larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid.
9. The US spends more on healthcare as percentage of GDP than any other country in the world.
10. In Finland, speeding fines are calculated as a percentage of the offender’s income.
11. When trying to look for percentages (ex 40% of 300) drop the 1st digit of the number and multiply by the 10s digit of the % (4 x 30 = 120)
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