Mar
17
2014
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What are some statistics on the number of registered nurses in the United States?

Nurses of the Elliot City Hospital (photo from Keene Public Library - NKCR)How many registered nurses are there in the United States? According to the American Nurses Association, they are 3.1 million licensed registered nurses (RNs) in the U.S. (1) The latest data from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-15, states that registered nurses held 2,711,500 jobs in 2012. (2) Where do they work? Hospitals; state, local, [more...]

Nov
23
2013
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What are some statistics about the pawn shop industry in the United States?

Pawn Shop neon lights (photo by Monik Markus - CC-BY)How many pawn shops are there in the United States? There are over 11,000 pawn shops in the United States. (1) There were 6,400 pawn shops in 2007. (2) What is the size of the U.S. pawn shop market? The Pawn Shop industry was worth $14.5 billion in 2011 and $15.57 billion in 2012. The [more...]

Sep
16
2012
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How many Tuberculosis (TB) cases and deaths are reported in the U.S. and worldwide each year?

Global Burden of TuberculosisAccording to the CDC, 11,182 cases of Tuberculosis were reported in the U.S. in 2010. Previous years Year      Number of cases 2000                      16,309 2001                      15,945 2002                      15,055 2003                      14,835 2004                      14,499 2005                      14,068 2006                      13,732 2007                      13,286 2008                      12,905 2009                      11,537 2010                      11,182   (1) [more...]

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Apr
12
2012
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What are some statistics on the number of veterinarians in the United States?

Cat at vetHow many veterinarians are there in the United States? According to the latest data from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook  2012-13, veterinarians held 61,400 jobs in 2010. Eighty-one percent of veterinarians work in the veterinary services industry and 9 percent are self employed. Previous Years Year      Number of Jobs 2008      59,700 (2) 2006      62,000 (3) [more...]

Jul
22
2011
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How many people have diabetes in the U.S. and worldwide?

Diabetes in the United StatesUnited States According to the National Diabetes Fact Sheet 2011, diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the U.S. Total Prevalence of Diabetes in the United States, All Ages, 2010 Total: 25.8 million people – 8.3% percent of the U.S. population has diabetes. Diagnosed diabetes: 18.8 million people Undiagnosed diabetes: 7.0 million people Men 13  million [more...]

Jun
01
2011
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What are some interesting statistics about Chile?

Santiago, ChileHere are several statistics (2009-2011) about the city of Santiago and Chile. Vehicles (2010) There are 3,375,523 passenger cars in Chile and 1,406,403 (41.7%) circulate in Santiago. There are 33,723 taxis in Chile and 21,117 (62.8%) circulate in Santiago. There are 43,561 buses in Chile. 32.5% (314,156) of them are in Santiago. There are 102,314 [more...]

Nov
03
2010
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What are some statistics on the number of dentists in the United States?

At the DentistHow many dentists are there in the United States? According to the latest data from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11, dentists held about 141,900 jobs in 2008 Dentists, general 120,200 Orthodontists 7,700 Oral and maxillofacial surgeons 6,700 Prosthodontists 500 Dentists, all other specialists 6,900 (1) Approximately 15 percent of all dentists were specialists. About [more...]

Nov
21
2009
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Who are the largest employers in Atlantic City?

Photo by the U.S. Army CC-BYCasinos are among the largest employers in Atlantic City according to CareerOneStop, a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Website. Here is a list of the largest employers in Atlantic City. BORGATA HOTEL CASINO & SPA                ~ 6,500 Employees BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY                      ~ 5,700 Employees HARRAH’S ATLANTIC CITY                      ~ 4,500 Employees POLISTINA                                      ~ 4,500 Employees CAESARS ATLANTIC [more...]

Aug
04
2009
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How many motorcycles are stolen each year in the United States?

Motorcycle (photo by AlexWitherspoon - CC-BY)According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) 60,763 motorcycles were stolen in the U.S. in 2008. Motorcycle theft has been declining in last few years as shown in the figures below. Year           Number of Motorcycles Reported Stolen 2008           60,763 2007           63,206 2006           63,828  2005           70,613 2004           71,108  What brands of motorcycles account for most thefts? Honda [more...]

Apr
03
2009
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How Many Starbucks Stores are in your Country?

by action datsun CC-BYDo you think there are too many Starbucks coffee shops in your country? Compare them here with the rest of the world. The global and US figures are for 2009. Some of the individual country data may not be as recent. Global – 16,875 Argentina – 9 Australia – 23 Austria – 12 Bahamas – [more...]

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