5 facts about crime in the us and he cited it again during his january 2017 inaugural address 1violent crime in the us has fallen sharply over the past quarter century the two most commonly cited sources of crime statistics in the us both show a substantial decline in the violent crime rate since it peaked in the early 1990s. Worldwide as the award winners, a yearly increase of 33% and 284%, respectively in september, 2013, the forbes travel guide star awards updated the information that the numbers of five-star hotels and four-star hotels increased to 83 five-star and 264 four-star hotels, an increase of 9% and 168%, respectively, for each in just six months.
After more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the american middle class is now matched in number by those in the economic tiers above and below it in early 2015, 1208 million adults were in middle-income households, compared with 1213 million in lower- and upper. Just 50 years ago, switzerland was nearly two-thirds covered in snow but today only about half of the nation is covered in permanent snow this is according to satellite data gathered over the past two decades. Researchers call for action to address worrying increase in the number of mass school shootings in past two decades date: april 19, 2018 source: springer summary: more people have died or been injured in mass school shootings in the united states in the past 18 years than in the entire 20th century.
Us postal service workforce size and employment categories, fy1995-fy2014 congressional research service 3 figure 3 shows trends in career and non-career usps employment from fy1995 to fy2014 the number of career employees decreased 352% between fy1995 and fy2014, from 753,384 to 488,300.
A guide to statistics on historical trends in income inequality updated the broad facts of income inequality over the past six decades are easily summarized: this increase was one-fifth the size of the rise in the official poverty rate, which went from 125 percent to 151 percent (a rise of 26 percentage points) over the same period. This is according to satellite data gathered over the past two decades which is an area over half the size of the state of rhode island this is bad news for the swiss ski industry which has already seen a large decline in the number of skier visits the swiss alps over the past ten years the number. In some states the increase in wildfires is even more dramatic since the 1970’s the average number of fires over 1,000 acres each year has nearly quadrupled in arizona and idaho, and has doubled in california, colorado, montana, new mexico, nevada, oregon, utah and wyoming.
The surfaces of most tropical oceans have warmed by 025-05 degrees celsius during the past several decades the intergovernmental panel on climate change (ipcc) considers that the likely primary cause of the rise in global mean surface temperature in the past 50 years is the increase in greenhouse gas concentrations.