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This is the fraction of children in OECD countries below the US poverty level. Most European countries (among the exceptions: UK) have lower ABSOLUTE poverty than the US, despite much lower average revenues.

Now if your standard is 'there are fewer poor than in India', feel free.

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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 04:35:19 AM EST
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