Saturday, November 9, 2013

The Brookings Institution: Approximately Three Billion People Worldwide Seek to Survive on Less Than $2.50 a Day

The Brookings Institution article is linked below.

Brookings Institution: Approximately 3 Billion People Live on Less Than $2.50 per Day

"The number of people worldwide living in extreme poverty—defined as living on $1.25 a day or less—was cut in half between 1990 and 2010. Yet more than one billion people still subsist at this level, and about three billion live at under $2.50 a day."

---Laurence Chandy and Fred Dews, The Brookings Institution

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