millions of people will continue to live in extreme poverty

With current trends



countries will halve poverty levels by 2023

Failure to successfully meet targets set up in Goal 1 will result in an increase in social conflicts, migration and political instability, and can lead to severe aggravation of following problems:

  • 783 million people already live in extreme poverty, without access to basic needs such as food, drinking water, housing and health care; 
  • 9% of children in the world have no access to any education; 
  • 5.7% of people in the world have no employment opportunities.