Number of children in the world

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How many children are there in the world?

2.2 billion

According to the statistics provided by UNICEF, there are 2.2 billion children in the world.  Unfortunately,
there are over 1 billion children in poverty.  Moreover, 1 in 3 children in developing countries live without toilets at home: 1 in 3.  Needless to say, 1 in 5 children live without safe water.  When it comes to medical services, 1 in 7 children live without health care.  Unfortunately, not too many people know that there are 29158 children under five who die of mostly preventable deaths each day.

 

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