[Article] Harper’s Index, by admin

By Anne Rowe for DPS board, March 17, 2019

Estimated number of US C hristian missionaries abroad last year : 120,000

Of foreign Christian missionaries in the United States : 30,000

Number of states that passed laws in 2018 requiring or allowing schools to display
the words “In God We Trust” : 6

To screen “God Improves” : 1

Value of cash that spilled from a Brink’s armored truck onto a New Jersey
highway in December : $510,000

Percentage of the money that had been returned to cops a month later on : 63

Percentage modification since 2012 in the number of Dollar General, Household Dollar, and Dollar Tree stores in the United States : +34

In the overall dollar quantity of grocery sales at those shops : +79

Number of states with laws needing government professionals to promise
not to boycott Israel : 10

Number of congressional districts that border Mexico : 9

Number that are represented by a Republican : 1

Votes by which that district’s congressman won reelection in November : 926

Ratio of the number of Democratic House seats held by women in 1989 to the number held today : 16:89

Of the number of Republican House seats : 1:1

Percentage of Americans who did not vote in the midterm elections who say
they dream they had : 61

Percentage of the global population who say they would move to a various country if provided the chance : 15

Percentage of Americans who state they would : 16

Percentage by which fewer Americans live in rural areas than would like to : 44

By which more Americans live in huge cities than would like to : 67

Estimated portion of Japanese residences that are inhabited by one individual : 1/3

Number of unclaimed dead for whom a December mass funeral was held in
Los Angeles County : 1,457

Maximum number of participants : 200

Chances an American has held off looking for health-care treatment in the past year since of costs : 3 in 10

Estimated percentage of capacity organ donors between the ages of 18 and 34 whose organs are recuperated : 78

Of capacity donors in between the ages of 57 and 65 : 11

Percentage of internet users targeted with infection rip-offs who end up calling
the fraudsters : 20

Who ultimately pay them : 6

Percentage change in the number of annual grievances submitted to the
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau given that 2016 : +34

In the number of publicly revealed enforcement actions by the CFPB : –74

Percentage decline in complete satisfaction from 2017 to 2018 amongst CFPB staff members : 25

Percentage decrease because 2010 in the number of IRS auditors : 35

Year in which the IRS last had so couple of auditors : 1953

Percentage of US authorities departments given that 2014 that have reported relaxing hiring requirements for prior drug use : 54

Percentage by which a City of London police officer with a taser is more likely to use force than an unarmed officer : 48

By which an unarmed officer accompanying an officer with a taser is more likely
to use force : 19

Average percentage by which superheroes in films devote more acts of violence per hour than villains : 28

Minimum number of US pre-K12 trainees who skilled a lockdown during the 20172018 school year : 4,100,000

Percentage of US undergrads who say they have found their academics “traumatic” over the previous twelve months : 52

Percentage of US moms and dads under 50 who state it’s not likely
they will have more children : 71

March Index Sources

1, 2 Center for the Research study of Worldwide Christianity, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, Mass.)
3, 4 National Conference of State Legislatures (Denver)
5, 6 East Rutherford Authorities Department (N. J.)
7, 8 Institute for Local Self-Reliance (Minneapolis)
9 Palestine Legal (NYC)
10, 11 Harper’s research
12 Texas Secretary of State (Austin)
13, 14 Center for American Ladies and Politics (New Brunswick, N.J.)
15 Pew Research Study Center (Washington)
16–19 Gallup (Atlanta)
20 National Institute of Population and Social Security Research Study (Tokyo)
21 LAC+USC Medical Center (Los Angeles)
22 Stefan Timmermans, University of California, Los Angeles
23 Gallup
24, 25 Washington Post
26, 27 Microsoft (Redmond, Wash.)
28, 29 Consumer Monetary Protection Bureau (Washington)
30 Partnership for Public Service (Washington)
31, 32 ProPublica (NYC)
33 Cops Executive Research Study Forum (Washington)
34, 35 City of London Cops
36 Penn State College of Medication (Hershey)
37 Washington Post
38 American College Health Association (Elkridge, Md.)
39 Pew Research Center

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