Poverty Facts

Water Statistics

Interesting stats from the NY Times:

$46 billion – Amount spent per year globally on bottled water

$1.7 billion – Amount needed per year beyond current spending to provide clean drinking water to everyone on earth

More than one billion – Number of people worldwide who lack reliable access to safe drinking water

80 – Percentage of world illnesses due to water-borne diseases

One thought on “Water Statistics

  1. incredible.thanks for your blog and writing – very stimulating stuff. definitely a great resource i use with my interests in helping students transform the world.


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