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The U.S. ranks 4th in child poverty

13 January 2010 1 comment

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%.