Chart 42 26 Percent of the U.S. Population Lives At, Near, or Below the Poverty Level.

Chart 42 is a pie chart. One slice represents 26 percent of the total pie. The chart note describes that slice: "We estimate 26% of the U.S. population lives at, near, or below the poverty level, and has no access to credit."

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Federal Reserve, and CIBC World Markets.