Africa, Asia most people living in extreme poverty
The place where the highest share of people continue to live in extreme poverty is Sub-Saharan Africa. As of 2019, the latest year available with the World Bank, more than a third of people in the region lived below the international poverty line (currently defined as subsisting on $2.15 per day). Some of the countries most affected by this were Madagascar, Malawi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan.
several countries in the Americas and Asia also have a high share of people who live below the poverty line, for example Honduras, Bangladesh and India, where extreme poverty affected between 10% and 13.5% of people as of the latest available data. In Haiti, this number stood even higher at 29.2% when data was last released in 2012.
Overall, in the Middle East and North Africa as well as in South Asia, the share of the population in extreme poverty had dropped under 10% previous to the Covid-19 pandemic. In Latin America and the Caribbean, it stood even lower at 4.7% as of 2021.
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Despite lapse in demand, firms said to retain positive attitude on 12-month outlook for activity, which remained historically elevated. Inflationary pressures continued to retreat.
Industrial prices in Romania increased by 2.4% in September-October.
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