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The Poor in Developed Countries - Characteristics Of Poverty In Wealthy Countries, The United States, Western Europe: Poverty In The United Kingdom And Germany

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Although the majority of the world's poor live in underdeveloped and developing countries, a fair number also live in the developed world—some in the wealthiest countries on earth. The economic gap between rich and poor nations has been widening since the 1980s, but the gap between rich and poor within developed countries has also been growing, as it has in transition economies.

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