Percentage of Gen Zers who believe they'll become wealthy one day, making them the most financially optimistic generation, according to a survey by LendingTree: 72
Percentage of Americans overall who think they'll be wealthy in their lifetime: 44
Rank of the U.S. among the top-10 countries globally in terms of net inflows and outflows of millionaires projected for 2022, according to a forecast on high-net-worth-individual figures published by Henley Global Citizens Report: 6
Ranks of the UAE, Australia, Singapore and Israel with the largest net inflow of HNWI in 2022: 1, 2, 3, 4
Source: Henley Global Citizens Report.
Percentage of Americans who admitted they shop online while inebriated, according to a survey commissioned by Slickdeals: 60
Percentage of drunk shoppers who said they bought something "dumb or frivolous": 83
Percentage of men who have put off seeing a doctor until their symptoms were urgent, according to a study by MDVIP: 40
Percentage who avoided the doctor altogether out of fear of finding something wrong: 30
Percentage of men who have gone to the doctor because their spouse/partner insisted on it: 45
Source: MDVIP Media Relations.
Number of people worldwide who live on insufficient incomes, according to Gallup: 2 billion
Number that are so unhappy about where they live that they wouldn't recommend it to anyone: 2 billion
Source: Gallup Organization.
Before the Second World War, percentage of engagement rings that had a diamond in them, according to the London Review of Books: 20
By the end of the 20th century, percentage of engagement rings that had a diamond in them: 80
Source: London Review of Books.
Percentage of people across 19 countries who say China's influence on the world stage is growing, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends: 66
Percentage who say the same about the U.S.: 32
Source: Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends.
Percentage of consumers who are most interested in earning cash-back rewards, topping rewards points and miles by a wide margin, according to WalletHub: 79
Percentage of people who go out of their way to spend money with companies that give them extra credit card rewards: 57
Number of women who signed up for sports betting apps in 2021, according to Maximbet: 4.6 million
Percentage increase that represents over 2021: 115
Source: Pitch Public Relations.
Percentage of consumers who say they like when brands use humor, according to a survey from Ipsos: 81
Percentage who say only a few brands connect with their comedic sensibilities: 28
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
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