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Statistics

Around 21,000 children die every day around the world.

That is equivalent to:

1 child dying every 4 seconds

14 children dying every minute

A 2011 Libya conflict-scale death toll every day

A 2010 Haiti earthquake occurring every 10 days

A 2004 Asian Tsunami occurring every 11 days

An Iraq-scale death toll every 19–46 days

Just under 7.6 million children dying every year

Some 92 million children dying between 2000 and 2010

[1]

  1. http://www.globalissues.org/issue/2/causes-of-poverty
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