Poverty is general scarcity or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of
material possessions or money. It is a multifaceted concept, which includes social
The poverty section of the Global Issues web site looks into causes of poverty
around the world. Why are poor nations poor? What are the roles of the IMF and ...
Poverty Facts. The Population of Poverty USA. In 2015, 43.1 million people lived
in Poverty USA. That means the poverty rate for 2015 was 13.5%. The 2015 ...
If a family's total income is less than the official poverty threshold for a family of
that size and composition, then they are considered to be in poverty.
How does the United States measure poverty? The United States determines the
official poverty rate using poverty thresholds that are issued each year by the ...
Sep 30, 2016 ... Latest news and information from the World Bank and its development work on
poverty. Access facts, statistics, project information, ...
For countries with an active poverty monitoring program, the World Bank—in
collaboration with national institutions, other development agencies, and civil ...
Before the mid-1970s, economic growth in the United States was associated with
falling poverty rates. If that relationship had held, poverty would have been ...
See a brief, simple display about world poverty. Animated maps show how often
people die of hunger, AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases.
On the Media's series on poverty is grounded in the Talmudic notion that “We do
not see things as they are. We see things as we are.” Brooke Gladstone ...