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The U.S. ranks 4th in child poverty

According to data compiled by the OECD in 2008, the United States has a child poverty rate of 20.6%, which makes the United States rank fourth out of thirty OECD countries ranked in that category. Turkey ranks first, with a child poverty rate of 24.6%.

The OECD average for child poverty is 12.4%.

  1. 9 September 2010 at 1:00 pm

    i want to be this frist to start a home for the homeless founditon in the u.s . am 11 years old an see alot of vanact / torn / rundown houses that the american people pays taxes for and the houses dont get use but sit there and causes harmful things . all kind of amianals live in ,etc .we should be able to turn a rundown house into a home for a homeless,singleparent,low-income,eldery a dream home that they own .lets get our homeless off the steet and put them in a home of there own ……..p.o box 4484 eastman ga 31023

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