On average, how much higher is the material standard of living for the poorest 20% of people in U.S. than the average person in Haiti?
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On average, the poorest 20% of people in U.S. consume roughly 13 times more good and services than the average person in Haiti. Personal consumption of goods and services is the World Bank's "preferred welfare indicator, for practical reasons of reliability and because consumption is thought to better capture long-run welfare levels than current income."
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