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, 2019See also: Population below poverty line map
10 Poorest Countries in the World
24/7 Wall St on MSN.com - 11/11/2020 6:00:27 PM
Like many other countries on this list, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is rich in valuable mineral resources. Rather than being an economic boon, however, control of these resources has fueled violence and a civil war that has resulted in millions of deaths and government corruption.
Zero percent poverty
The Nation on MSN.com - 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AM
That country ... world’s most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion in 2019. Nigeria’s population is about 208 million, far less than China’s. It is disturbing that more than 83 million Nigerians live below the national poverty ...
Argentina: Surveys indicate 40.8% of the population lives below the poverty line
Uruguay News - 11/16/2020 11:59:00 PM
As to the poverty rate among homes and population ... The 40.8% below the poverty line includes 16 million out of a universe of 40 million Argentines in the urban areas of the country.
Mississippi, Louisiana are among the states with most children living in poverty
The Arizona Republic - 11/15/2020 8:46:00 PM
the United States is one of the wealthiest countries on Earth. Despite the vast economic resources, however, a staggering 39.5 million Americans live below the poverty line – and about 12 ...
Xinhua Headlines: China province with largest remaining poor population eliminates absolute poverty
Xinhua - 11/14/2020 1:46:00 PM
Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which had the country's largest remaining poor population at the end of last year, has eradicated absolute poverty.-- All the 88 poverty-stri
'Starving in the garden': Families in agriculture giant Guatemala are left starving, malnourished | Opinion
Tennessean - 11/23/2020 10:14:00 PM
The need to find a solution for preventing malnutrition in Guatemala is vital. We don’t have the luxury of sitting back and doing nothing when children are literally starving.
In 2020, Strides and Setbacks in Uzbekistan’s Battle Against Poverty
The Diplomat - 11/14/2020 11:53:00 AM
Uzbekistan’s battle against poverty has finally begun, after moving on from a policy of denial in the Karimov era, but it’s no easy task.
Caritas Spain: 22% of households below poverty line, another 30% on the cliff
Uruguay News - 11/17/2020 11:07:00 AM
Spain is among the European countries with the highest poverty rates, totalling up to 21.8% of the population -- over the EU average of 16.4%. Only Romania and Latvia rank before Spain in the list.
Morning mail: 1 million more in poverty, Australia-Japan defence pact, Dolly Parton funds vaccine
The Guardian - 11/17/2020 8:31:00 PM
Successive cuts to coronavirus supplement are seeing many Australians sink into poverty. Plus: fireflies light up Japan
Qatar- Pandemic threatens to push more people into extreme global poverty
Middle East North Africa Financial Network - 10/18/2020 5:05:00 AM
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Global extreme poverty ... people slip below the extreme poverty line. About 82% of the total will be in middle-income countries, the report estimates. The World Bank expects ...