Quiz: How many workers live on $1.25 a day?
Thai laborers harvest cuttings for replanting from a potato field May 1, 2005 in the central Israel town of Hod Hasharon.
How many of the world's 3.1 billion workers live on just $1.25 per day -- the global poverty line as defined by the World Bank?
a. 50 percent
b. 25 percent
c. 10 percent
d. 3 percent
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Answer: C, just over 10 percent or 384 million workers live on $1.25 a day.