Top 10 Third World Problems


These days, one out of every five people lives below the poverty line, and almost a third of all the people on our planet live in so called third world countries. They somehow manage to live on less than a dollar a day, while almost half of the world’s population lives on less than two dollars a day. For most people throughout the developed world, the issues presented on our list have been resolved a long time ago, which makes raising awareness for these problems a lot more difficult.

We tend to overlook the life-threatening issues that most people in the world face every single day while taking our well-being for granted. Most of us couldn’t even phantom what it would be like to live a life deprived of clean running water or electricity, yet this is what almost half the people alive today are faced with on a daily basis. Let us than take a closer look at ten of the biggest problems throughout the third world.

9Lack of Electricity

At least a quarter of the entire human population stay in darkness at night, as they have no access to electricity. Well, they are not even exposed to the every day technology which we may take for granted like computers and phones.