GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Poverty And Crime Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"The poorest Americans are 20 times more likely to be victims of violent crime than the richest."

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"People living in households with income below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) (39.8 per 1,000) had more than double the rate of violent victimization as those in high-income households (16.9 per 1,000)."

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"In 2017, 17 out of every 1,000 persons (age 12 or older) living in poverty became victims of a serious crime."

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"Neighborhoods with high concentrations of poverty have crime rates seven times higher than affluent neighborhoods."

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"Around 30% of impoverished children are likely to fall into criminal activity in adulthood."

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"Young people living in poverty are seven times more likely to harm others or themselves."

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"Incarceration rates in America are four times higher for high school dropouts than those with further education."

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"People who grow up in impoverished families are twice as likely to have been abused or neglected as children."

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"Over 60% of U.S. prison inmates are functionally illiterate, having been victims of societal and cyclical poverty."

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"Household poverty increases the odds of child maltreatment, which can later lead to crime, by nearly 60%."

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"54% of America’s school children from low-income families are at a higher risk of dropping out and potentially entering crime."

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"The annual cost of child poverty in terms of lost productivity, health and crime is estimated at $1.03 trillion."

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"High school dropouts, largely compounded by poverty, cost the U.S. as much as $240 billion in social service expenses and lost tax revenues."

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"In Africa, rising poverty is estimated to increase crime rates by approximately 2.4%."

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"In the U.S., 52% of all prison inmates belong to the lowest income brack."

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"An estimated 22% of children in the United States are living below the poverty line."

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"Unemployment rate among former prisoners in the U.S. was 27% in 2018."

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"In the UK, 63% of children living in poverty have at least one parent who is working, showing a direct link between poverty, deprivation and crime."

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