New Data Exposes Global Disparity in Quality of Life

While there has been some success in the global fight to reduce poverty, large discrepancies remain among different regions, particularly in the face of continuing population growth.



Polio statistics
In 2009, the world population was estimated at 6.8 billion. The United Nations projects population could reach 10.5 billion people by 2050.
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World population
In 2009, the world population was estimated at 6.8 billion. The United Nations projects population could reach 10.5 billion people by 2050.
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Population statistics
In 2009, the world population was estimated at 6.8 billion. The United Nations projects population could reach 10.5 billion people by 2050.
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Poverty statistics
In 2009, the world population was estimated at 6.8 billion. The United Nations projects population could reach 10.5 billion people by 2050.
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China India GDP
In 2009, the world population was estimated at 6.8 billion. The United Nations projects population could reach 10.5 billion people by 2050.
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