HungerWeb: Who are the Hungry?
Who are the hungry?
Hunger World WideThe statistics related to world hunger and poverty are mindboggling. Below are just some of the most amazing figures:
Poverty in AmericaThe 1990 census catalogued the egregious 13.1 percent poverty rate in the United States. According to the report entitled Poverty in the United: A Statistical Brief, while the situation has improved from the 13.7 rate in 1969, the eighties saw the rise from 12.4%.
10's of Millions go hungry every day in the United States, the land of opportunity.Hunger has dramatically increased in the United States.
Number of emergency food provider agencies in New York City, 1981 30 Number of emergency food provider agencies in New York City, 1987 500 Millions of Americans living in hunger, 1985 20 Millions of Americans living in hunger, 1992 30 Percentage of children in New York City who are living in poverty 40
Information on hunger outside of the US from From the National Student News Service, November 19, 1993 Vol. 8, Issues 6 & 7 and Oxfam. Graphic from the Bureau of the Census.
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