Useful sites for statistics, tables, charts, graphs and maps of worldwide indicators associated with poverty:
Features truly affecting photographs and photo essays about poverty in the United States, including state-level statistics on poverty. Highly recommended for its images.
Very useful data and visualizations of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, though the site is somewhat hard to use.
Excellent source of information and visualizations for human development statistics.
Data and world maps connected to indicators such as government effectiveness, corruption, and rule of law.
Freedom House's well-known ratings of countries by political and civil rights.
Foreign Policy magazine's 2011 analysis of states' stability.
Though the site has a slight learning curve, it is a treasure trove of information on various aspects of globalization.
A quite comprehensive compendium of international statistics, on everything from agriculture to terrorism. Easily navigable and with easy graphs.
Poverty Education Center