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Sub-Saharan Africa


Regional Indicators

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
$1,606 $1,638
GDP growth (annual %)
4.4% 4.4%
Population, total (millions)
508.2 947.4
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)
56.8% 42.7%

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Poverty headcount ratio, at $1.90 a day
REGIONAL POVERTY TREND:
PEOPLE LIVING ON LESS THAN $1.90 A DAY
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
LATEST COUNTRY POVERTY DATA:
POVERTY HEADCOUNT AT $1.90 AND $3.10 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
LATEST SHARED PROSPERITY DATA:
ANNUALIZED GROWTH IN MEAN PER CAPITA INCOME OR CONSUMPTION (%)
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and Global Database of Shared Prosperity
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