Poverty in America
Poverty by Age
In 2016 21.2% (15.3 million) kids lived in poverty. There where 9.3% of seniors citizens living in poverty of 2016.
Who lives in Poverty?
People who make less than the federal government poverty threshold. Which for a family of four is $24,000.00
People are either born into poverty or it gets pasted down from generation to generation, its a never ending cycle then.
Companies have been forced out of business or had to cut jobs. Making people lose there jobs and not being able to make income.
How Many Children?
Almost 22,000 children die each day living in poverty due to the unsanitary conditions.
Just a dollar
For every $25 spent on repaying debt only $1 of it goes to aiding countries.
How many Americans?
54% of the American people are considered to be living below the poverty line.
1.3 billion people live in extreme poverty and only live on less than $1.25 a day.
More than 750 million people lack access to clean drinking water.
Even with process being made a lot of money goes towards food stamps. In 2013 the government & tax payers provided $74.7 billion.