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Number Of Poor People in the World

How many poor people are there in the world?

Absolute poverty refers to a set standard which is consistent over time and between countries. The World Bank defines extreme poverty as living on less than US $1 (PPP) per day, It estimates that “in 2001, 1.1 billion people had consumption levels below $1 a day.

This fact is verified on : December 9, 2009.

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