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United States

United States Culture Stats

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  • Food and drink > Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date: The date when the first McDonald's outlet opened in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location: City or neighborhood of the first McDonald's in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes: Facts and peculiarities regarding the opening of a McDonald's in each country.
  • Happy Planet Index: The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is calculated from three components: Perceived well-being, life expectancy and ecological footprint. A higher value indicates a happier population.
  • Hobbies > Homebrewing legality: States whether and under which conditions it is legal for individuals to brew beer in their private premises.
  • Sentiments towards other countries > China > Negative view of China: Negative.

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  • Sentiments towards other countries > Greatest enemy of Russia: Compares countries based on the percentage of polled Russians that named that nation as an enemy. The data was compiled in 2013 by the Yuri Levada Analytical Center (Levada Center, for short), a Russian non-governmental research organization, that counts with experts in sociology, political science, economics, psychology and other fields. The center's senior staff has been trained in western countries, and it counts with a network of 67 regional offices. Its researchs are regularly covered by important national and international media.
  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Allows gays to serve openly in military: Allows gays to serve openly in military?.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws: Anti-discrimination (sexual orientation).

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption: Same-sex adoption.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage.

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  • Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year: This list compares the average annual consumption of cigarettes per adult in countries around the world. Ten european countries top the list, all located at the East of the continent, with the exception of Greece. Developed asian countries like China, South Korea and Japan also register high cigarette consumption, while Africa hosts the countries with less consumption.
  • World Heritage Sites: Cultural sites.

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Beer consumption 24.14 billion L 2014 2nd out of 40
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date May 15, 1940 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location San Bernardino , California 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes See McDonalds Annual Report 2012
Happy Planet Index 30.7 2009 114th out of 143
Hobbies > Homebrewing legality Legal in all states. Individual states remain free to restrict or prohibit the manufacture of beer, mead, hard cider, wine and other fermented alcoholic beverages at home. Until 2013, Alabama and Mississippi were the only states with laws prohibiting the homebrewing of beer. Alabama and Mississippi both legalized home brewing in their respective 2013 legislative sessions. Although all state governments have legalized homebrewing, some states retain local options that permit local governments to make homebrewing illegal under municipal law. Alaska in one such state where the local option is currently exercised. 2014
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Negative view of China 67% 2014 4th out of 25
Sentiments towards other countries > Greatest enemy of Russia 38% 2013 1st out of 10
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Allows gays to serve openly in military Since 2011 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws / No federal protections. Varying protections in 21 states. Included in the federal hate crimes law since 2009. See Matthew Shepard Act 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal nationwide since 2003. UN decl. sign. See Lawrence v. Texas 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption / Single gay persons may adopt, laws on couples vary by state 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage / Varies by state, recognized by federal gov't . (Legal in California , Connecticut , Delaware , Hawaii , Illinois , Iowa , Maine , Maryland , Massachusetts , Minnesota , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New Mexico , New York , Rhode Island , Vermont , Washington , Eight Native American Tribal Jurisdictions and the District of Columbia ; recognized in Oregon and Kentucky ) 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 1,028 2014 51st out of 184
World Heritage Sites 8 2014 24th out of 140

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"United States Culture Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/United-States/Culture

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United States Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Arts 4 Sentiments towards other countries 5
Food and drink 17 Sexuality 5