Poverty In Malaysia Essay

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Todays, Malaysia is the one of the developing countries. This is because of a lot of development building, institute that are increasing the name of Malaysia such as KLCC, KL Tower and others. A lot of job opportunities for the Malaysian because of these developments. As we can see many of jobs that are provided by government, private institution so from that we as Malaysian can have a better life than other countries that are still in economic crisis like Africa. We should be grateful be born in this lovely and stable countries. But do not forget that our country still in poverty because of the certain factor. In The News Straits Times (2012) state that 60% our Malaysian still have lower income that are lower than standards income RM5000 per person. This is because the expenses are high than the income so that we are still in poverty, we can’t enjoy the expenses as we want. Definitions of poverty are condition where people 's basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter are not being met. Poverty is generally of two types: (1) Absolute poverty is synonymous with destitution and occurs when people cannot obtain adequate resources (measured in terms of calories or nutrition) to support a minimum level of physical health. Absolute poverty means about the same everywhere, and can be eradicated as demonstrated by some countries. (2) Relative poverty occurs when people do not enjoy a certain minimum level of living standards as determined by a government (and enjoyed by the

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