Definition: National estimates of the percentage of the population falling below the poverty line are based on surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more generous standards of poverty than poor nations.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Population below poverty line map
The history of the end of poverty has just begun - by Max Roser in Our World in Data
LinkedIn - 1/17/2022 1:54:00 PM
The history of the end of poverty has just begun The decline of global poverty is one of the most important achievements in history, but the end of poverty is still very far away. by Max Roser January 11,
World’s poorest bear brunt of climate crisis: 10 underreported emergencies
The Guardian - 1/14/2022 5:17:00 AM
Care International report highlights ‘deep injustice’ neglected by world’s media, as extreme weather along with Covid wipes out decades of progress
5. Household income, poverty status and home ownership among Black immigrants
Pew Research Center - 1/20/2022 2:56:00 PM
Household income varies among Black immigrant origin groups In 2019, Black immigrant-headed households had a lower median income than U.S.
World’s 10 richest men see their wealth double during Covid pandemic
The Guardian - 1/17/2022 5:38:00 AM
Oxfam calls for windfall tax as 99% of world population takes a pay cut while top 10 incomes grow by $1bn a day
Lavish Elite Spending In The Midst Of Poverty!
LEADERSHIP Newspaper - 1/25/2022 2:49:00 AM
IPhone 11 is about N950,000 for a basic model. The gold plated ones is about 2.5million, but these are selling like akara in Nigeria’s big cities. I was
Here’s a list of cities with the highest poverty rates in Utah
abc4.com on MSN.com - 1/23/2022 6:30:35 PM
Despite the fifth consecutive year of decreasing poverty rates in the U.S., there are still 37 million people (almost 12 percent of the population) living below the poverty
Kenya in 2022; COVID-19, Elections and Rising Poverty Levels – Here’s what that Means for Businesses
LinkedIn - 1/21/2022 2:06:00 PM
Across all sectors, all around the world, businesses are facing the challenge of rapid transformation and uncertain disruptions. In Kenya, 2022 could be more volatile than other parts of the world, with the rise of new Covid variants,
World’s richest men more than doubled their wealth in pandemic, Oxfam says
Metro - 1/17/2022 9:26:00 AM
Meanwhile 99% of the population are worse off and 163 million more people have been driven below the poverty line.
Western Diplomats Begin Humanitarian Talks With Taliban in Norway
U.S. News & World Report - 1/24/2022 1:16:00 PM
U.S. and European diplomats began talks with representatives of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers on Monday on how to alleviate the country's humanitarian crisis. With millions of Afghans at risk of starvation this winter as poverty deepens,
UN To Seek USD 8 Billion From Donor Countries As Humanitarian Assistance For Afghan Crisis
RepublicWorld - 1/20/2022 6:46:00 AM
"We secured permission to import cash to address the crippling lack of liquidity, assisted by your administration in doing so," UN representative in Kabul said