Statistics linking to my concept

  1. There are 300,000 items in the average American home (LA Times).
  2. British research found that the average 10-year-old owns 238 toys but plays with just 12 daily (The Telegraph).
  3. The average American woman owns 30 outfits—one for every day of the month. In 1930, that figure was nine (Forbes).
  4. the average American throws away 65 pounds of clothing per year (Huffington Post).
  5. Americans spend more on shoes, jewelry, and watches ($100 billion) than on higher education (Psychology Today).
  6. Shopping malls outnumber high schools. And 93% of teenage girls rank shopping as their favorite pastime (Affluenza).
  7. Women will spend more than eight years of their lives shopping (The Daily Mail).
  8. Over the course of our lifetime, we will spend a total of 3,680 hours or 153 days searching for misplaced items.The research found we lose up to nine items every day—or 198,743 in a lifetime. Phones, keys, sunglasses, and paperwork top the list (The Daily Mail).
  9. Americans spend $1.2 trillion annually on nonessential goods—in other words, items they do not need (The Wall Street Journal).
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