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Share of extremely poor people in the world, 2000-2004 and 2010-2013 (percentages)

Share of extremely poor people in the world, 2000-2004 and 2010-2013
Date
27 Mar 2017
Publisher
Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership

The region’s extremely poor populations accounted for 52 percent of the world’s extremely poor people during 2010–2013, down from 65 percent of the total during 2000–2004. Just over 50 percent of extremely poor people in the world lived in the region in 2010–2013.