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Goal 1 of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals is to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.

Books

Data & Statistics

Data: 
Statistics: 

Canada

United States

International

Government Information

International: 

Asian Development Bank: Poverty Reduction

European Union: Poverty and social exclusion

International Development Research Centre: Supporting Inclusive Growth

United Nations

World Bank

Maps & GIS

Maps: 

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UK:

U.S.

For additional maps, see the Maps page.

GIS: 

If looking for GIS data, see the "Data & Statistics" tab for links to poverty dataset resources.

Websites

Below are non-governmental websites that have resources relating to poverty. See the Government Information tab for websites from official sources.

Caledon Institute of Social Policy - Policy Monitor

Canada Without Poverty Just the facts includes reports as well as statistics

Canadian Index of Wellbeing

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Poverty or Prosperity: indigenous children in Canada.

Canadian Council on Social Development link to Social Planning Councils

Center for Global Development: Poverty page

Community Foundations of Canada Vital signs

Global Hunger Index (International Food Policy Research Institute)

PovNet
Online resource for advocates, people on welfare and community groups and individuals involved in anti-poverty work. PovNet links to current anti-poverty issues and also provides links to other anti-poverty organizations and resources in Canada.