East Asia Pacific
East Asia and Pacific remains the world’s growth engine despite a challenging external environment, with developing economies growing by 7.2% in 2013. The proportion of people living in poverty in the region has steadily declined—less than 10% of the population lives on $1.25 a day—but much more needs to be done as there are still close to half a billion people living on $2 a day. Read Overview »

A community-based approach is helping rural communities in Indonesia access clean water. Within months, community members began to benefit from better health and improved incomes.
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Growth of developing economies in East Asia are projected to ease slightly in 2015 and 2016, but the region will still account for one-third of global growth.
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Region Data - Education
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