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Number of children in the world

How many children are there in the world?

2.2 billion

According to the statistics provided by UNICEF, there are 2.2 billion children in the world.  Unfortunately,
there are over 1 billion children in poverty.  Moreover, 1 in 3 children in developing countries live without toilets at home: 1 in 3.  Needless to say, 1 in 5 children live without safe water.  When it comes to medical services, 1 in 7 children live without health care.  Unfortunately, not too many people know that there are 29158 children under five who die of mostly preventable deaths each day.

This fact is verified on : November 17, 2014.

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