New World Bank country classifications by income level: 2020-2021
4,060. Sudan. Low income. Lower-middle income. 590. 1,560. National accounts revisions have played a significant role in the upward revision for Benin, Nauru and Tanzania. For Sudan, the GNI series for 2009-2018 has been revised as a result of revisions to the exchange rates.
New country classifications by income level: 2019-2020 - World Bank Blogs
The thresholds for income classification have increased from last year due to SDR inflation. As of July 1, 2019, the new thresholds for classification by income are: Threshold. July 2019/$ (new) July 2018/$ (old) Low income. Lower-middle income. 1,026 - 3,995.
New World Bank country classifications by income level: 2022-2023
The economy of Belize was severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and moved to the lower-middle-income group. In 2021, economic growth rebounded, led by tourist-related activities and investments, bringing Belize back to its prior classification as an upper-middle-income country. The economies of Panama and Romania were each also ...
New World Bank country classifications by income level: 2021-2022
Indonesia, Mauritius, Romania, and Samoa were very close to classification thresholds in 2019 and all experienced COVID-19 related decreases in Atlas GNI per capita, resulting in lower classifications in 2020. Venezuela, previously classified as a an upper-middle income country, is now unclassified due to a lack of available data in the recent ...
Half of the world’s poor live in just 5 countries - World Bank Blogs
They also happen to be the most populous countries of South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, the two regions that together account for 85 percent (629 million) of the world’s poor. Therefore, to make significant continued progress towards the global target of reducing extreme poverty (those living on less than $1.90 a day) to less than 3 percent ...
The five drivers for improving public sector performance: Lessons from ...
Almost daily, headlines in the world’s leading newspapers are full of examples of public sector failures: public money is mismanaged or outright misused; civil servants are not motivated or are poorly trained; government agencies fail to coordinate with each other; and as a result, citizens are either deprived of quality public services, or must go through a bureaucratic maze to access them.
Here are 10 ways to fight corruption - World Bank Blogs
8. Act globally and locally: Keep citizens engaged on corruption at local, national, international and global levels – in line with the scale and scope of corruption. Make use of the architecture that has been developed and the platforms that exist for engagement. 9.
September 2022 global poverty update from the World Bank: 2017 PPPs and ...
The September 2022 numbers use 2017 PPPs and the new poverty lines of $2.15, $3.65, and $6.85. In June 2022, no estimate for South Asia was available because of a lack of survey coverage (see PIP’s coverage rule ). With the September 2022 data, survey coverage for low- and lower-middle-income countries in 2018 is 87.0%.
The Human Face of Climate Change
As Halilya Al-Jalal’s experience makes clear, there is a very human face to climate change. And we must not forget it. Across all ages, climate is hurting people’s well-being and potential. Extreme heat, for example, increases hospitalization during pregnancy and chronic and acute malnutrition in early childhood.
Launch of the 2021 Global Findex Microdata
We are thrilled to release the Global Findex 2021 microdata, featuring individual survey responses from 128,000 adults globally. The individual-level microdata includes around 120 variables measuring how adults use bank accounts, mobile money, digital payments, savings, and credit, and their level of financial resilience, all based on ...