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Global Poverty in Charts

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring global poverty, those affected and the challenges they face.

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  • A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring global poverty.

As the year 2018 draws to a close, it is a good time to reflect on one of humanity’s greatest challenges: Global poverty.

Global poverty is measured by certain metrics, such as the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) and the Global Hunger Index (GHI).

While great strides have been made in reducing the scourge, hundreds of millions of people still live in extreme poverty – facing all of its associated hardships.

Below is a collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring global poverty, those affected and the challenges they face.


To go deeper, browse The Globalist’s Poverty article collection by clicking here


How poverty is measured


What the Multidimensional Poverty Index shows


Where extreme poverty is most prevalent


How extreme poverty affects women


How extreme poverty affects children


Global poverty from 1900-today


Improvement in the Global Hunger Index by country 2000-2017


Predicted global extreme poverty by 2030


If the world was 100 people


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