US

Japan

Ratio

Median Male Income

$36,786

$65,976

1.79

Cost of Government

$15,818

$14,515

0.92

Annual Savings

0

$21,772

~

Interest Payments

$7,328

$951

0.13

Net Spendable

$13,640

$28,738

2.11

Assets

Net Savings

0

$610,000

~

Home

$46,669

$429,500

9.20

Financial Assets

$23,456

$158,000

6.74

Durable Goods

$12,140

$23,300

1.92

Total Assets

$82,265

$1,220,800

14.84

Debts

Public Debt

$57,000

$93,127

1.63

Consumer Debt

$12,358

$0

0.00

Mortgage Debt

$52,770

$2,000

0.04

Total Debts

$122,128

$95,127

0.78

Net Worth

-$39,863

$1,125,673

(28.24)

  1. Average Value per Household in Japan is $537,500 http://ww.stat.go.jp/15a4.htm
  2. Average Annual Income for Men in Japan is $65,976 http://www.mol.go.jp/info/toukei/english/basicsurvey/99b_01.htm
  3. Average Savings per Household in Japan's Postal Savings Accounts is $610,000 http://www.crosswinds.net/san-diego/~manifesto/japansavings.htm
  4. Average Public Debt per Household in Japan is $93,127 http://www.mof.go.jp/english/gbb/elc020n.htm
  5. Average value of home in US is $46,669 http://www.census.gov:80/hhes.www.wealth/wlth93a.html
  6. Average Annual Income for Men in ths US is $36,786 http://www.census.gov:80/hhes/income/mednhhld/ta3.html
  7. Average Public Debt per Household in US is $57,000 http://www.crosswinds.net/san-diego/~manifesto/debt.htm
  8. Average Mortgage Debt per Household in US is $52,770, US Statistical Abstract sasec16.pdf
  9. Average Consumer Debt per Household in US is $12,358 sasec16.pdf