How Many People Have Escaped Poverty?

how many people have escaped poverty

How Many People Have Escaped Poverty?

Lucy Tompkins

Lucy Tompkins⏳ Reporting on futures past

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China, the most populous country, accounted for the vast majority of the reduction. As China’s economy grew at a staggering rate, incomes and living standards rose with it. But extreme poverty also declined in much of the world.

NYT

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