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What is the definition of poverty as given by the World Bank?
The World Bank defines poverty as “living on less than one dollar per day”.
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Study the Graph and do the following:
Graph: Number of poor by region ($1 per day) in millions)
1. Identify the areas of world where poverty ratios have declined.
2. Identify the areas of globe which has the largest concentration of the poor.NCERT - Economics
Study the Graph above and do the following:
Poverty Ratio in Selected Indian States, 1999-2000
(i) Identify the three states where the poverty ratio is the highest.
(ii) Identify the three states where poverty ratio is the lowest.NCERT - Economics
Observe some of the poor families around you and try to find the following:
(i) Which social and economic group do they belong to?
(ii) Who are the earning members in the family?
(iii) What is the condition of the old people in the family?
(iv) Are all the children (boys and girls) attending schools?NCERT - Economics