1983 Vs. Today
Travel back in time 30 years with the Life in America, 1983 vs. Today infographic. This infographic has key categories for comparison like population, economics, politics, entertainment and technology. Interesting statistics include the 80 million person increase in population, the 91% decrease in farming, fishing and forestry related occupations and the addition of 73 more women in Congress today than in 1983.. In the entertainment segment, 1983’s top movie was Star Wars: Return of the Jedi which boasted $252 million in box office sales, while today’s top movie is Marvel’s The Avengers with a whopping $623 million in sales. The final depiction shows how radically technology has changed in a mere 30 years.