What causes poverty?
Factors that cause poverty are interlinked and the reasons that make people poor are also responsible for the creation of conditions that keeps people poor. Among the notable causes of poverty are over population and unequal distribution of
resources. There are simply too many people and the available food and jobs are not enough for everyone. The unequal distribution of resources aggravated this condition as some countries held most of the resources of the world.
The difference between living standard between the people living in developed and developing countries also causes
poverty as those living in developing countries appeared in comparison to the people in developed countries. Economic trends, environmental degradation and lack of educational and employment opportunities too caused poverty.Category: History, Government & Society