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Macro Poverty Outlook for South Asia

Country-by-country analysis and projections for the developing world


The Macro Poverty Outlook (MPO) analyzes macroeconomic and poverty developments in 8 developing countries in South Asia. The report is released twice annually for the Spring and Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund. The MPO consists of individual country notes that provide an overview of recent developments, forecasts of major macroeconomic variables and poverty during 2022-2024, and a discussion of critical challenges for economic growth, macroeconomic stability, and poverty reduction moving forward.


 Published        April 13thPublished        April 13th
BangladeshMPOData sheet
BhutanMPOData sheet
IndiaMPOData sheet
 Published        April 13thPublished        April 13th
MaldivesMPOData sheet
NepalMPOData sheet
PakistanMPOData sheet
Sri LankaMPOData sheet

Note: for more on the greenhouse gas projections in this edition of the MPO see pdf GHG emissions in MFMOD.

Data Dashboard

The interactive dashboard allows data from the revised MPO forecasts to be visualized, compared across countries, and downloaded.

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