Inequality in the world: some data to think about
Starting today in Rome is the World Consultation on Marginalization and Youth at Risk. Below, some data on poverty and inequality in the world, to be re-read for this event:
- 3.4 billion people in the world still live on less than $ 5.50 a day.
- Of these, 2.4 billion people are to be considered "extremely poor", according to the poverty parameters reviewed by the World Bank.
- Around the world, around 10,000 people die every day due to lack of access to health services.
- 262 million children have no access to education.
- 82% of the net wealth increase between March 2016 and March 2017 went to the richest 1% of the global population, while 3.7 billion people received nothing.