Justice and Peace
Catholic Development Fund Factsheet - Poverty
The world is an unequal place. Nearly 6 billion people – 84 per cent of the world’s population – live in developing countries. 

Poverty means not having the basic necessities of life like food, shelter and clean water. But it also means not having opportunities for the future – like education and human rights.

Read more facts about poverty here.

CAFOD Fact sheets on many other issues facing people around the world can be found here.

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