GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Poverty And Homelessness Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 8.8 percent of the global population lives on $1.90 a day or less."

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"About 20% of those experiencing homelessness suffer from a severe mental illness."

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"22 percent of the homeless population in the United States are children."

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"An estimated 100 million people globally are homeless."

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"In 2018, 12.3 percent of the world's population lived at or below $1.90 a day."

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"Almost 2.5 billion people globally live in just 10 countries facing the worst poverty."

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"In the United States, 39.7 million people lived in poverty in 2017."

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"Approximately 15% of the world's population, or more than 1 billion people, live in slums."

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"On any given day, over 37,800 veterans are homeless in the United States."

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"In 2019, nearly 8.5% of people in the world were living in extreme poverty."

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"Approximately 35% of people experiencing homelessness are families with children."

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"In 2017, nearly 3.2 million more people were living in poverty compared to 2016 in Africa."

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"In Canada, an estimated 235,000 people experience homelessness each year."

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"70% of the global poor live in rural areas and most of them depend on agriculture for their livelihoods."

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"The high-risk demographic of homelessness in the US includes individuals who are unemployed (44%), disabled (55%), and have no high school diploma (53%)."

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"Nearly half of all homeless people in the United States are in California, with 151,278 individuals in 2019."

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"In the UK, over 280,000 people were officially recorded as homeless in 2019."

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"In Australia, 116,427 people were counted as homeless on Census night in 2016."

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