8 Facts on Child Poverty

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8 facts on how poverty affects a childrens life. If you want to make a change, please visit http://donate.worldvision.org/ (not affiliated with me). Every SINGLE $ helps! Thank you.

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8 Facts on Child Poverty

  1. 1. 8 facts on child poverty
  2. 2. In Germany * 1 out of 4 kids has to live in poverty * 5th largest economy in the world 1
  3. 3. Starnberg Goerlitz 44,1%* 3,9%* * of children under the age of 15 There is a big difference between Eastern & Western Germany 2
  4. 4. Germany shows a constant increase in child poverty whereas i. e. Norway shows a constant decrease. +2,7% since 1990 -1,8% since 1990 3
  5. 5. The % of children accessing better education is nearly 2.5 times higher for kids from privileged families 4 88% 36%
  6. 6. 80% of children in poverty live unhealthy but only 15% of children from middle- or upper-class parents No. 1 disease: obesity 5
  7. 7. 6 Children from under-privileged families suffer double the amount of injuries than those of middle- or upper-class families
  8. 8. 7 The number of pupils visiting special schools for the mentally handicapped is 19 times higher if the children live in poverty
  9. 9. Research has shown that every 1$ spent in intensive early childhood education saves the taxpayer 2.50$ in other expenses 8
  10. 10. Want to change a childrens life? http://donate.worldvision.org/

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