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Census Reveals 45m Americans Living in Poverty

Posted By admin On September 16, 2010 @ 11:59 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

One in seven Americans is living below the poverty line, it was revealed yesterday.

With 45mn Americans officially designated as poor, the US census figures reflect the worst decline in living standards for more than half a century.

Child poverty also increased last year to more than one in five. That compares to one in three children in developing African nations.


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The grim statistics are another serious blow to President Barack Obama and his Democrat Party and will be a key issue in the looming mid-term elections.

The American government sets the poverty line at £14,000 a year for a family of four.

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[4] One in five American children now living in poverty according to new report: http://www.prisonplanet.com/one-in-five-american-children-now-living-in-poverty-according-to-new-report.html

[5] The Secret List Of 10 States With Soaring Poverty Rates The Government Doesn’t Want You To See: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-secret-list-of-10-states-with-soaring-poverty-rates-the-government-doesnt-want-you-to-see.html

[6] Global poverty doubled since 1970s: UN: http://www.prisonplanet.com/global-poverty-doubled-since-1970s-un.html

[7] Laid-Off Temporary Census Workers Account for 43.6 Percent of Increase in Unemployed Americans: http://www.prisonplanet.com/laid-off-temporary-census-workers-account-for-43-6-percent-of-increase-in-unemployed-americans.html

[8] More Than 1 In 5 American Children Are Now Living Below The Poverty Line: http://www.prisonplanet.com/more-than-1-in-5-american-children-are-now-living-below-the-poverty-line.html

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