The Wretched Dollar (up to $1 a day), 2004


The Wretched Dollar (up to $1 a day)


This “Worldmapper” map shows the numbers of people who live on less than or equal to 1 US dollar of purchasing power parity per day. Territory size shows the proportion of the global population living on up to a $1 a day from each particular country.

The map is accompanied by a table that shows the countries with the highest percentages of their total population living on a dollar a day. There is also a bar graph that shows the number of people living on a dollar per day by region.

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