STATOISTICS - FROM 80% POOR TO 80% RICH, THE WORLD IN 200 YEARS


About 200 years ago, nearly 80% of the world was living in what is today called extreme poverty. By 1975 the world had become a very unequal place. The western world, with roughly 25% of global population, was 10 times richer than the rest. In four decades since, poverty has fallen by the fastest pace ever to move most of the world--barring parts of south Asia and Africa--out of poverty..................Read more

 

Source: The Times Group


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