Poverty is general scarcity, dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount
of material possessions or money. It is a multifaceted concept, which includes ...
See a brief, simple display about world poverty. Animated maps show how often
people die of hunger, AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases.
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 ...
Information about poverty, its assessment, its impacts, and initiatives to reduce
poverty internationally. Includes a special collection of the "literature of poverty."
For countries with an active poverty monitoring program, the World Bank—in
collaboration with national institutions, other development agencies, and civil ...
Patrick Butler's cuts blog The destitution paradox: poverty up, charity crisis grants
... Lesson from America Lack of access to abortion leaves women in poverty.
The United States determines the official poverty rate using poverty thresholds
that are issued each year by the Census Bureau. The thresholds represent the ...
Poverty definition, the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or
means of support; condition of being poor. See more.
notes. Notes. In this analysis, income (mostly categorized as a percent of the
federal poverty level) is aggregated by Census-defined family units. Analyzing ...
Learn about the new 2016 federal poverty guidelines for people living in the 48
contiguous states or the District of Columbia, as well as Alaska and Hawaii.