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Poverty in America

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The numbers game-both statements are statistically true

     1)     The AVERAGE income in the United States is $72,000 per year

      2)     However, 55% of the citizens of the United States have an annual income of less than $22,000 per year

      The reason is very simple, when you combined the income of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and all of the other wealthy people WITH the income of a farm labour is will AVERAGE out to $72,000 per year

America's middle class: Poorer than you think

http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/11/news/economy/middle-class-wealth/index.html

 By Tami Luhby  @Luhby June 13, 2014: 11:11 AM ET 

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Rich Americans. That's our global reputation.

The numbers seem to back it up. Americans' average wealth tops $301,000 per adult, enough to rank us fourth on the latest Credit Suisse Global Wealth report.

But that figure doesn't tell you how the middle class American is doing.

Americans' median wealth is a mere $44,900 per adult -- half have more, half have less. That's only good enough for 19th place, below Japan, Canada, Australia and much of Western Europe.

"Americans tend to think of their middle class as being the richest in the world, but it turns out, in terms of wealth, they rank fairly low among major industrialized countries," said Edward Wolff, a New York University economics professor who studies net worth. To read more, click here.

 
 

 

Hunger & Poverty Statistics

Although related, food insecurity and poverty are not the same.  Unemployment rather than poverty is a stronger predictor of food insecurity.

Poverty

  • In 2012, 46.5 million people (15.0 percent) were in poverty.
  • In 2012, 26.5 million (13.7 percent) of people ages 18-64 were in poverty.
  • In 2012, 16.1 million (21.8 percent) children under the age of 18 were in poverty.
  • In 2012, 3.9 million (9.1 percent) seniors 65 and older were in poverty.
  • The overall poverty rate according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure is 16.1%, as compared with the official poverty rate of 15.1%. [ii]
  • Under the Supplemental Poverty Measure, there are 49.7 million people living in poverty, 3.1 million more than are represented by the official poverty measure (46.5 million).

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 Poverty rates surge in American suburbs

When President Johnson declared a "War on Poverty" fifty years ago, images of American poverty focused on the inner-city and rural poor. What is the state of American poverty today? Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America's suburbs.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Wage Crisis - The USA's new underclass

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80% of AMERICANS WILL FACE NO JOBS, POVERTY AND NO ECONOMIC RECOVERY

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Four out of five US adults come to grips with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least some parts of their lives. Over 41 percent of the nation's poor are whites, according to a new report.

In 2011, 46.2 million people in the US were living in poverty and the nation's official poverty rate was 15 percent, up from 14.3 percent in 2009, according to the US Census Bureau. That figure appears to be the highest number seen in the 52 years for which poverty estimates have been recorded. To read more, click here
 

 

 

 


 

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