Its Up To You: Statistics on Rich vs. Poor


Behavioral statistics on what separates the poor from the rich. Life is what you make it folks. 

76% of wealthy believe bad habits create detrimental luck vs. 9% for poor

79% of wealthy network 5 hours or more each month vs. 16% for poor.

76% of wealthy exercise aerobically 4 days a week. 23% of poor do this.

63% of wealthy listen to audio books or podcast during commute to work vs. 5% for poor people.

81% of wealthy maintain a to-do list vs. 19% for poor.

63% of wealthy parents make their children read 2 or more non-fiction books a month vs. 3% for poor.

70% of wealthy parents make their children volunteer 10 hours or more a month vs. 3% for poor.

67% of wealthy write down their goals vs. 17% for poor

88% of wealthy read 30 minutes or more each day for education or career reasons vs 2% for poor.

6% of wealthy say what’s on their mind vs. 69% for poor.

67% of wealthy watch 1 hour or less of TV. every day vs. 23% for poor

6% of wealthy watch reality TV vs. 78% for poor.

44% of wealthy wake up 3 hours before work starts vs.3% for poor.

74% of wealthy teach good daily success habits to their children vs. 1% for poor.

84% of wealthy believe good habits create opportunity luck vs. 4% for poor..

86% of wealthy believe in life-long educational self-improvement vs. 5% for poor.

86% of wealthy love to read vs. 26% for poor.

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