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 Counties Where the Most People Live Below the Poverty Line
24/7 Wall St on MSN.com - 12/6/2021 10:00:05 PM
To determine the county with the highest poverty rate in every state, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed five-year estimates of the percentage of people who live below the poverty line from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 American Community Survey.
No Poverty: AgAu is Paving the Way for a More Stable and Inclusive Financial Ecosystem
LinkedIn - 11/26/2021 2:46:00 PM
Did you know that more than 700 million people, or 10 per cent of the world population, still live in extreme poverty today? According to the World Bank, 80 percent of the world’s rural population lived below the international poverty line in 2018.
How Many People Live Under Te Poverty Line In Malaysia?
Malaysian Digest - 11/24/2021 7:53:00 AM
Malaysia’s population growing to 31 million, with 0.7% under the age of 15. As far as economic growth is concerned, Malaysia has grown rapidly. Six percent of the population lives below the national poverty level.
Roughly half in Myanmar could sink into poverty next year, UN says
The Hill on MSN.com - 12/1/2021 1:58:22 PM
Poverty rates in Myanmar were on track to triple in the country’s urban centers and push nearly half of the country's population below the poverty rate, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Madagascar food crisis caused more by poverty, natural weather than climate change - study
YAHOO!News - 12/1/2021 11:18:00 PM
Poverty, poor infrastructure and natural weather variability are bigger contributors to Madagascar's food crisis than climate change, according to a study released on Thursday by international research collective World Weather Attribution.
U.N. Says About Half of Myanmar's People Could Sink Into Poverty in 2022
U.S. News & World Report - 12/1/2021 11:43:00 AM
U.N. Says About Half of Myanmar's People Could Sink Into Poverty in 2022 (Reuters) - Urban poverty is on course to triple in Myanmar, pushing nearly half the population below the poverty line next ...
Extreme Poverty Has Been Sharply Cut. What Has Changed?
New York Times - 12/2/2021 11:31:00 AM
Bottom line: The U.N. goal was met. By 2015, the share of the world’s population ... poverty, surpassing the goal. The U.N.’s vow to cut extreme poverty came with aid commitments from rich ...
Poverty ratio 32.75% in rural areas against 8.81% in urban: NITI report
Business Standard - 12/5/2021 5:59:00 PM
Urban areas, by all accounts, have skimmed off the fruits of development at least during 2015-16, the year of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), on which the NITI Aayog’s multidimensional poverty report is based.
Eradicating global poverty: Addressing old challenges with new tools
CGTN - 11/26/2021 2:07:00 PM
China's effective integration of ICT in its poverty eradication projects is not only unique but also demonstrates to the world the potential of ICT capacity when it is harnessed to spur social and economic gains in the fight against poverty.
When art and culture became antidote to poverty
Nigerian Tribune - 11/28/2021 5:38:00 AM
In a report released by The` Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) of 1997 on statistics of poverty in Nigeria, 70 per cent of poor Nigerians are women. The