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Extreme poverty, 2015-2021

The pandemic led to 97 million more people being in poverty in 2020. This is a reduction of about 20 million from our last estimate (see this figure for a picture of how our estimates have changed over the course of the pandemic). Even this reduced estimate represents a historically unprecedented increase in global poverty. Read more.

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