Extreme Poverty

Warp Editorial Staff 1 min read

πŸ“‰ New study: Poverty has decreased more than we thought, as has inequality – including within countries

Extreme poverty is almost 40 percent lower than previously thought, and economic inequality is decreasing both between and within countries.

WALL-Y 2 min read

πŸ“‰ India has eliminated extreme poverty (and increased economic equality)

India has eradicated all extreme poverty, according to the international poverty line of 1.9 dollars per day. This is partly thanks to a growth rate of 2.9 percent per year since 2011-12. At the same time, economic inequality has significantly decreased in both urban and rural areas.