Poverty & Equity

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Sub-Saharan Africa


Regional Indicators

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
$1,559 $1,624
GDP growth (annual %)
4.3% 4.2%
Population, total (millions) (millions)
506.9 936.1
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population)
56.5% 48.5%

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Poverty headcount ratio, at $1.25 a day
REGIONAL POVERTY TREND:
PEOPLE LIVING ON LESS THAN $1.25 A DAY
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
LATEST COUNTRY POVERTY DATA:
POVERTY HEADCOUNT AT $1.25 AND $2 A DAY
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
LATEST COUNTRY INEQUALITY DATA:
DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME OR CONSUMPTION BY QUINTILE
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
COUNTRY POVERTY TRENDS:
AVERAGE ANNUAL CHANGE IN NATIONAL POVERTY RATES
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank
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