Religion: One-third (1/3) of Americans in the USA are raised Catholic. One-quarter (1/4) of these Catholics are now stating that they practice the faith. About 10% of American Catholics consider themselves ex-Catholic or practicing another religion.
Economy: Two years ago one-half (1/2) of the top 20 most wealthy people in the world were from the USA. Today only 4 of the top 20 are Americans.