92% of Americans think the share of the world population in poverty has increased or stayed the same over the last two decades. Of those who realize poverty has declined, most underestimate the extent. In fact, global poverty halved over the past 20 years. https://t.co/w5Pv3pXy3u pic.twitter.com/bisW9N40CK— Cato Institute (@CatoInstitute) February 25, 2018
Most Westerners don't comprehend the meaning of poverty. Someone who buys an Android device instead of an iPhone is often classified as "poor" by young Millennials.