08 Oct 2020

Coronavirus Has Thrown Around 100 Million People Into Extreme Poverty, World Bank Estimates

According to a new report published by the World Bank, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed between 88 million and 114 million people into extreme poverty. This is by far the largest increase in extreme poverty in almost three decades and marks an end to a two-decade decline in poverty rates.

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09 Apr 2020

Half billion more people face poverty due to virus

According to a report based on research from King’s College London and the Australian National University, approximately half a billion people could be pushed under their respective poverty lines due to economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The report states that this will likely occur unless wealthier countries take aggressive

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