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poverty

India contributed to nearly 60% of the global rise in poverty in 2020: Study
World

India contributed to nearly 60% of the global rise in poverty in 2020: Study

  • According to a recent study, an estimated 131 million people were thrust into poverty in 2020, as the global economic slump caused by the pandemic has shrunk the world's middle class population.
  • A large driver of this rising poverty appears to be the South Asian region, which “is estimated to have added nearly double the amount of people to the ranks of the globally poor as sub-Saharan Africa in the pandemic".
Updated 29 Mar, 2021 04:53pm
Editorials

The population bomb

EDITORIAL: That about four percent of all newborns that came into the world on New Year’s Day were born in ...
Updated 08 Jan, 2021 03:30am