Global poverty hits all-time low

October 8, 2015

From the World Bank:

The number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to under 10 percent of the global population in 2015, according to World Bank projections released today, giving fresh evidence that a quarter-century-long sustained reduction in poverty is moving the world closer to the historic goal of ending poverty by 2030.

A lot of this comes from China and India, but you see similar patterns across the board.

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