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Target 1.1: Target 1.1
Target 1.1

By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day.

Go to target 1.2 Go to target 1.2: Reduce poverty by at least 50%


Proportion of the population living below the international poverty line by sex, age, employment status and geographic location (urban/rural)

After adjustment for price development and international price differentials, the limit for extreme poverty in Denmark is approximately DKK 14 per day. Denmark does not compile continuous and official statistics on extreme poverty. However, all people in Denmark has the right to receive social services that exceeds extreme poverty. Therefore, Statistics Denmark estimates that very few people, if any, live in extreme poverty.

Last updated: 18-01-2022

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