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According to: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_demographics_of_persons_receiving_public_welfare_in_the_US US census states: There are 38 million black people 11.4 million of them are on welfare, or 30%. (11.4 million / 38 million = .3 or 30%) There are 229 million white people, 11.6 million of them are on welfare, or 5%. (11.6 / 229 = .05 or 5%) i.e. 30% of black people are on welfare 5% of white people are on welfare. In overall gross numbers you are correct. But as a percentage you appear to be wrong. Please try again.
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