25 Sobering Statistics On Global Poverty That Might Upset You

Everyone knows there is poverty in the world. But what exactly does that mean? These are 25 sobering statistics on global poverty that might upset you.

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At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 per day

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To put things into perspective, the top 20% of the world's population accounts for three quarters of the world's income

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Half of the world's population accounts for only 5% of the world's income

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According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die every day due to poverty

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Nearly one third of children in developing countries are estimated to be underweight or stunted

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