Overpopulation, the archenemy of destitution has become the major cause of poverty. ‘Poor families that tend to have many children for their agricultural farming can cause overpopulation’ (Overpopulation, 5). As there are many people in the country, the more job demand is needed. The job vacancies are limited and will lead the citizens to unemployment. Due to the fact of unemployment, the amount of poverty in the world is increase.
The second cause of poverty is inadequate education. Inadequate education means lacking knowledge from educational program. It is usually happened in poor country, poor families cannot afford to provide enough educations for their children. “Other people may not be able to find enough work or may earn wages too low to support themselves” (Inadequate education, 2). As a consequence, more people don’t have the ability to make money. So that the availability of poverty is fluctuate. There are many causes of poverty in the world, for instance global distribution of resources, high standard of living, environment degradation, economic and demographic trends, and individual responsibility (causes of poverty). There is an effect resulting to poverty.
Therefore, health is one of the most concerning effect caused by poverty. Since those people living in poverty suffer from hunger and lack of healthy food, it leads to low health standard. Some of them may live in slum area as a result many diseases easily affect them. Poverty also tightens the use of money for health care. The people could not afford the medical treatments to cure their sickness. If these things continue to happen, the level of deaths may grow significantly.
In conclusion, there are still many causes of poverty that happen in developing countries. The level of poverty is very concerning due to high level of unemployment and illiteracy in the world. There are no distinct acts from the government towards the problem.