Cultural influence

The USA's cultural influence extends across the world:

  • over two billion people speak some English in the world today - the majority speak an Americanised version
  • US is a major exporter of TV, films, software and music. Intellectual property exports (including these areas) were worth $49 billion in 2017 (Source: CNN Money)
  • USA has a social and cultural impact on immediate neighbours such as Mexico and Canada and on North/Central America as a whole