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  Population: 8.000 million in 2023
  Poverty: 1.600 million citizens (WB 2021)
  Extreme poverty: 860 million (WB 2021).
  Child poverty: 1.100 million  (UNICEF).
  Poverty Working: 230 million  (OIT).
  Hunger: 900 million people  (FAO 2021).
Homeless: 900 million (UN 2020).


  Population:  747,747,395 in 2021
  Population: 447,007,596 in 2021
  Poverty: 21,7% or 95 M. (Eurostat 2021)
  Extreme poverty: 27 million (Eurostat 2021)
  Child poverty: 18,5 % in 2021 or 19.4 million
  Poverty Working: 20.4 million workers(UN 2019)
Homeless: 800.000 citizens in 2022




Population: 67,407,241 (2021)

Poverty: In France, a person is considered poor if their monthly income is less than 1.063 euros per month in 2020, 9.3 million people live below this poverty line (INSEE).

poor manExtreme poverty: Some 1,9 million people in France suffer "great poverty", that is, they live on less than 930 euros per month for a single person, and at the same time suffer many "material and social deprivations" (INSEE 2021).

Child poverty: 20,2 % of those under 18 years of age live below the poverty line in 2019. (INSEE).

Working Poverty: If we set the poverty threshold at 60% of the average standard of living (1,102 euros per month), there are 2,1 million people who are employed, but have a standard of living below the poverty threshold. (INSEE 2019).

Hunger queues: In 2020, in France, between 5 and 7 million people needed to go to food distribution centers. (Secours Catholique-Caritas France).

Homeless: France has almost 300,000 homeless people in 2020. There are currently 145,000 emergency accommodation places open all year. 535 people died on the streets. It is estimated that there are 4 million people who live by force in the house of a third party, or places for which they cannot pay the rent, or places without comfort (Abbé Pierre Foundation).




Population: 83.155.031 inhabitants in 2020.

Poverty: Poverty in Germany reached 16.6% in 2021 or 13.8 million people (der-paritaetische)

Extreme poverty: 8.3% in 2019 or 6,900,000, population that receives state social benefits (sozialpolitik)

Child poverty: Some 2.8 million children in Germany, or one in five, are growing up in poverty, a 2020 Bertelsmann Foundation report showed.

Working Poverty: 8% of all employed persons in the Federal Republic received a salary that did not allow them to escape poverty. For singles this meant an income of less than 1.176 euros per month, for couples with two children the poverty line was 2.69 euros per month (Federal Statistical Office 2021).

Hunger queues: Around 1.6 million families are receiving food in the so-called Tafel (food bank in 2022).

Homeless: In 2020, 417,000 homeless people lived in Germany, including 161,000 recognized refugees. Of the remaining 256,000 people, some 45,000 people live "on the street", without shelter.



Population: Estimate (2022) 145,478,097 inhab.

Poverty: 11% According to Rosstat in 2022 it was 16 million people.

Poverty level: The poverty line is calculated at 11.970 rubles or €138/month.(Rosstat 2022).

Homeless: There are no exact statistics on the total number of homeless people in Russia; current estimates vary from 4.5 million (according to old data) to more than 20 million people. 2021



Population: 67,215,293 hab. in 2020

Poverty: 15 million poor, the pandemic has plunged 700,000 more into poverty according to legatium institute 2021.

Extreme poverty: A total of 9.7 million adults experienced food insecurity in September 2022, the Food Foundation reports.

Child poverty: According to the CPAG, around 3.9 million children lived in poverty in the UK between 2020 and 2021, a figure that is equivalent to 27 per cent of all children in the country.

Poverty Working: 8 out of 10 people who receive state aid have a job (legatium institute 2021).

Hunger queuess: There are 2,200 food banks used by 3.1 million people in 2021 (Legatium Institute).

Homeless: More than 274,000 people are homeless in England in 2021, including 126,000 children, according to new research published today by Shelter.





Population: Census (2021) 60,257,566

Poverty: Italy closed 2020 with 20% of its inhabitants at risk of poverty, 11,907,000 people (macro data).

Poverty level: In 2020 the poverty line in Italy was 12,381 dollars per person (macro data).

Extreme poverty: According to the study carried out by the Italian National Institute of Statistics, almost 5.6 million people, equivalent to 9.9% of the country's population, live below the absolute poverty line in 2020. ISTAT

Child poverty: Children under 18 years of age have the highest rate of risk of poverty, with 25.1% (macro data).

Working Poverty: Eurostat points out that 11.8% of Italian workers were in poverty in 2019.

Homeless: In the 2021 ISTAT census, it is estimated that there are about 500,000.






Population: 332,915,073 in 2021

Poverty: The official poverty rate in 2021 was 11.6%, with 37.9 million (US Census Bureau).according to the OECD 17.80% or 59.2 million.

homeles usa 2 Extreme poverty: 5.3% of the population, or 17.3 million people, live in extreme poverty, with incomes below 50% of their poverty lines. (US Census Bureau 2019).

Child poverty: 12.5 million in 2022 (Columbia University).

Working Poverty: As of December 2020, 53.9 percent of working-age americans did not have full-time, living-wage jobs. Half of America's workers have to fight for second and third jobs. (Ludwig Institute).

Hunger queues: Since the start of the pandemic, some 60 million people have accessed the charitable food system in the United States. (Feeding America 2021).

Homeless: 600,000 citizens are homeless in the US in 2021. Each year, approximately 13,000 homeless people die in the US (36 every day). The average life expectancy of these people is only 50 years. In 2020, 61% (353,800) were staying in sheltered places, emergency shelters or transitional housing programs, while 39% (226,200) were in places without shelter, such as on the street, in abandoned buildings or in other places unfit for human habitation.(





barrio brasilPopulation: 667,000,000 in 2021

Poverty: 32.1% or 201 million in 2021 (CEPAL).

Extreme poverty: 86 million in 2021(CEPAL).

Child poverty: 46% or 87 million children in 2020 (UNICEF).

Working Poverty: it is estimated that working poverty increased by 5 million people in 2020, from 23 million to 28 million, of whom almost 9 million are in conditions of extreme poverty (ILO).

Homeless: more than 60 million live in inadequate housing, built with precarious materials, and lack basic services. In turn, it is estimated that the housing deficit affects 100 million people, according to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB 2021).

The rich: The fortune of the 73 billionaires in Latin America increased by 48.2 billion dollars since the beginning of the pandemic (OXFAN 2020).



Population: Census (2022) 18,607,184 hab.

Poverty: 52.4 % in 2020 (estimates of World Bank).

Extreme poverty: In 2020 around 19% (CEPAL).

Child poverty: Chronic child malnutrition (and stunting) affects 47 percent of all children under five years of age in 2020 (World Bank).

Working poverty: In Guatemala, close to the entire employed population (75%) has an informal job (ILO 2019).

Homeless: Homelessness in Guatemala affects half of the country's people (borgenproject 2020).



Population:  218,689,757 inhabitants estimate (2023)

brothersPoverty: The number of people living in poverty in Brazil reached 62.5 million inhabitants in 2021, equivalent to 29.4% of the population. (IBGE 2022).

Extreme poverty: People in extreme poverty reached 17.9 million Brazilians in 2021, 8.4% of the population.(IBGE 2022).

Child poverty: 45% of children in Brazil live below the poverty line in 2021. (PUCRS Data Social 2022).

Hunger: Some 33 million Brazilians are hungry, according to official data, it is an increase of 14 million people compared to the last report made in 2020, which represents a growth of 7.2%. (France24 2022).

Homeless: In the last decade, the number of Brazilians who have been forced to live on the street has grown by 139%. In 2012, the tropical country counted 92,550 homeless; in 2020, there were already 222,000. (France24 2022).



Population: 9,588,474 inhab. (2022 Census)

Poverty: 73.6 percent of Hondurans are poor. (INE 2022).

Extreme poverty: 53.7 percent live in extreme poverty (INE 2022).

Child poverty: In Honduras reached 77 percent in the year 2021. (Alliance House of Honduras).

Working poverty: In 2020 81.4% of Hondurans were unemployed or underemployed, indicated the ASJ senior researcher

Homeless: One and a half million people do not have a home in Honduras ( 2017).



Population: 46,044,703 inhab. (2022 Census)

Poverty: Monetary poverty reaches 43.1% of the population and affects more than 18 million Argentines. (UCA 2022).

Extreme poverty: Reaches 8.1% or 3,700,000 people.(UCA 2022).

Child poverty: Reached 54.3% and affects 5.9 million children under 14 years of age. (INDEC 2021).

Working poverty: 2 million or 17.7% of registered employees are poor, because even receiving a salary they have income below the poverty line.(INDEC 2022).

Homeless: Although there are no official records, social organizations estimate that nationwide there are some 100,000 people wandering on public roads. ( 2022).




Population: 33,396,698 Estimate (2022)

Poverty: In 2022, around 11.4 million Peruvians are in a situation of vulnerability, which is equivalent to 34.6% of the population.

Extreme poverty: It reached 4.1% of the population or 1,369,999 hab. in 2021. (INEI).

Child poverty: Poverty in 2020 in children and adolescents reached 39.9 percent or 4 million poor children. 4 out of 10 children are poor and 1 out of 10 are in extreme poverty. (UNICEF-PERU).

Child labor: There are 870,000 children nationwide in 2020, about 210,000 more than in 2019 (CESIP)

Working poverty: Only 15% of those surveyed indicate that they have sufficient economic income, 32% indicate that their income is not enough and they have difficulties, and 15% indicate that it is not enough and they have great difficulties. (PERU-OXFAM 2022).

Homeless: It is estimated that only in Metropolitan Lima there are more than 3,000 people living on the streets. (Casa de Todos 2020).





india comiendo en la calleINDIA

Population: 1,428,627,700 inhab. (Estimate 2023).

Poverty: India has lifted 415 million people out of poverty in 15 years, but still has 228.9 million people living below the poverty line (UNDP y OPHI 2022). One in six people in India is Dalit, about 230 million people. Most live in extreme poverty. 48% of Dalit children show signs of malnutrition and 72% suffer from anemia. (Help in Action 2019).

Extreme poverty: 129 million Indians living in extreme poverty (World Bank 2019).

Child poverty: In India, there are 97 million poor children, which means that one in five children (21.8% of the total).(UNDP y OPHI 2021). An estimated 18 million children live on the streets Homes 20221).

Child labor: More than 10 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 work in India, in the fields or in factories, cleaning restaurant tables or shining shoes. (Bachpan Bachao Andolan 2020).

Working Poverty: Some 62 million workers in India earn less than 176 rupees, less than 2.2 euros a day, the minimum wage established by the country. (ILO 2018).

Homeless: In India, there are an estimated 1.8 million homeless individuals, with 52 percent living in cities. A further 73 million families live in substandard homes (IGH, 2018; Habitat, 2019)




Population: 172,954,320 inhab. (2023 estimate)

Poverty: The poverty rate in the country was 21% before the coronavirus, after the pandemic, it climbed to 41% or about 70 million inhabitants. (AsiaNew 2022).

Extreme poverty: 10% of the population still lives in conditions of extreme poverty. (World Food Program 2021).

Child poverty: The 2013 Bangladesh National Child Labor Survey estimated that there are 3.45 million child laborers in Bangladesh, and among them 1.28 million are in hazardous work. The majority of working children (94.85%) carry out work in the so-called informal economy, that is, work without a contract and payments that are not reflected anywhere, which is known as black or B payments. (Educo 2022).

Working poverty: 80% of those who have a job subsist on less than two dollars a day. (Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum 2015).

Homeless: 5 million people live without housing and 124 million live in mud houses and slums. ( 2020).



Population: 117 337 370 inhab. (2023 estimate).

Poverty: According to Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, poverty is a condition affecting 43% of Filipino households in 2022.

Extreme poverty: The Brookings Institution estimated that 10 million Filipinos will be living in extreme poverty by 2020.

Child poverty: There are approximately 250,000 homeless children; however, that number could be as high as 1 million. (Reuters 2018).

Homeless: There are about 4.5 million homeless people in the Philippines. (Reuters 2018).



Population: 89,172,770 inhab. (Estimate 2023).

Poverty: Almost half of Iranian households live below the poverty line. (Public 2022).

Extreme poverty: 30% of the population of Iran lives in absolute poverty. (State Agency ISNA 2021).

Child poverty: 80% of Iranian children work on the street to help their impoverished families. (State Agency ISNA 2021).

Homeless: The latest official statistics show that 19 million homeless Iranians live in slums on the outskirts of major cities. (Ministry of Roads and Urban Development 2018).




el cairoEGYPT

Population: 112,716,600 inhab. (2023 estimate).

Poverty: 30 million people live below the national poverty line. (World Food Program 2023).

Extreme poverty: 4 million are in a situation of extreme poverty. (World Food Program 2023).

Child poverty: 10 millones de niños por todo el país no tienen acceso al agua potable, no tienen educación o viven en condiciones insalubres en su vivienda, entre otras carencias. (CAPMAS 2017).

Homeless: The Ministry of Social Solidarity, announced in 2019 that there are 12 million homeless people in Egypt, including 3 million children.



Population: 37,840,052 inhab. (2023 estimate)

Poverty: In 2019, the World Bank estimated that 9 million Moroccans lived below the poverty line (79.4% came from the rural world). In 2021, as a result of the pandemic, the poverty rate will have increased considerably.

Extreme poverty: 1.6 million people in a situation of absolute poverty, according to a study by the official High Commissioner of the Plan 2016.

Child poverty: 148,000 minors between the ages of 7 and 17, out of a total of 7.49 million, work in Morocco, according to the Moroccan organization Alto Comisariado del Plan (2022).

Homeless: 700,000 Moroccan citizens are currently fighting homelessness. ( 2020).





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