10 Statistics That Make You Worry About The World

They say that the first step to fixing a problem is to recognize that the problem exists in the first place. There are many problems in the world right now, ranging from environmental to social issues. These problems have existed for sometime now and have gradually compounded over the past few decades. The global temperatures are at an all-time high now, and the wealth disparity is now wider than ever. It is a good time to recognize the problems of the world and begin to work towards it before we run out of options. Here is a list of 10 statistics that make us worry about the state of the world.

Prevailing Poverty

While nearly 50% of the wealth is being held by one percent of the population, nearly 80% of the world’s population lives off just 10 dollars every day.

Forced Labor

It is an absolute travesty when young children are forced to engage in labor. Over 250 million children in the world between the ages of 5 and 15 are being forced to work for a living.