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Extreme poverty has continued its decline

2020 and 2030 targets of 9 and 3 percent

The world has made major headways in reducing poverty. Extreme poverty has fallen in many countries, and a lower proportion of people worldwide live in extreme poverty. The potential for growth is increasing, and there are gains in closing access gaps among the poorest populations. Per capita growth in GDP has increased at nearly 3 percent since 2012. Under-5 mortality has fallen below 50 per 1,000 live births for the first time, and primary school completion has continued to rise, exceeding 75 percent in 2017.

Yet, shared prosperity has not kept pace. Challenges remain in improving the livelihoods of people in fragile and conflict-affected situations and the poorest population in many countries.

Goals

WBG | Goals
WBG | Goals

Poverty

Decrease to 9% the population living on less than US$1.90 a day by 2020 (percent)

62.2% Progress
13.5Baseline
10.7Actual
9Target
Flip
WBG | Goals

Poverty

Decrease to 9% the population living on less than US$1.90 a day by 2020 (percent)

BASELINE
13.5(2011)
ACTUAL
10.7(2013)
ACTUAL in
FCS
49.6(2013)
WBG | Goals
Median of growth rates of average real per capita income of the bottom 40% (percent)
3.1percent

Median of growth rates of average real per capita income of the bottom 40%

Flip
WBG | Goals

Median of growth rates of average real per capita income of the bottom 40% (percent)

Progress
3.6Baseline
3.1Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Goals

Median of growth rates of average real per capita income of the bottom 40% (percent)

BASELINE
3.6(2011)
ACTUAL
3.1(2013)
ACTUAL in
FCS
n/a

Growth

WBG | Growth
Gross capital formation (percent of GDP)
4,488US$

GDP per capita

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WBG | Growth

GDP per capita (constant 2010 US$)

Progress
3,995Baseline
4,488Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Growth

GDP per capita (constant 2010 US$)

BASELINE
3,995(2012)
ACTUAL
4,488(2016)
ACTUAL in
FCS
1,486(2016)
WBG | Growth
Gross capital formation (percent of GDP)
30.7percent

Gross capital formation

Flip
WBG | Growth

Gross capital formation (percent of GDP)

Progress
31.6Baseline
30.7Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Growth

Gross capital formation (percent of GDP)

BASELINE
31.6(2013)
ACTUAL
30.7(2015)
ACTUAL in
FCS
20.3(2015)
WBG | Growth
Agriculture value added per worker (constant 2010 US$)
1,778.4US$

Agriculture value added per worker

Flip
WBG | Growth

Agriculture value added per worker (constant 2010 US$)

Progress
1,687Baseline
1,778.4Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Growth

Agriculture value added per worker (constant 2010 US$)

BASELINE
1,687(2013)
ACTUAL
1,778.4(2016)
ACTUAL in
FCS
1,059.9(2016)
WBG | Growth
Adults with financial accounts (percent, age 15+; all/bottom 40%)
54/46percent

Adults with financial accounts

Flip
WBG | Growth

Adults with financial accounts (percent, age 15+; all/bottom 40%)

Progress
42/30Baseline
54/46Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Growth

Adults with financial accounts (percent, age 15+; all/bottom 40%)

BASELINE
42/30(2011)
ACTUAL
54/46(2014)
ACTUAL in
FCS
18/12(2014)
WBG | Growth
Women with financial accounts
50percent

Women with financial accounts

Flip
WBG | Growth

Women with financial accounts (percent, age 15+)

Progress
37Baseline
50Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Growth

Women with financial accounts (percent, age 15+)

BASELINE
37(2011)
ACTUAL
50(2014)
ACTUAL in
FCS
14(2014)

Sustainability & Resilience

WBG | Sustainability & Resilience
Countries without wealth depletion (percent)
45.5percent

Countries without wealth depletion

Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Countries without wealth depletion (percent)

Progress
48.2Baseline
45.5Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Countries without wealth depletion (percent)

BASELINE
48.2(2010)
ACTUAL
45.5(2014)
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience
Countries with low or moderate risk from unsustainable debt (number)
58countries

With low or moderate risk from unsustainable debt

Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Countries with low or moderate risk from unsustainable debt (number)

Progress
63Baseline
58Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Countries with low or moderate risk from unsustainable debt (number)

BASELINE
63(2012)
ACTUAL
58(2016)
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience
Countries mainstreaming disaster risk management (percent)
74percent

Countries mainstreaming disaster risk management

Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Countries mainstreaming disaster risk management (percent)

Progress
69Baseline
74Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Countries mainstreaming disaster risk management (percent)

BASELINE
69(2013)
ACTUAL
74(2015)
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience
Population exposed to harmful air pollution (PM2.5) (percent)
97.5percent

population exposed to harmful air pollution (PM2.5)

Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Population exposed to harmful air pollution (PM2.5) (percent)

Progress
97.5Baseline
97.5Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Sustainability & Resilience

Population exposed to harmful air pollution (PM2.5) (percent)

BASELINE
97.5(2010)
ACTUAL
97.5(2015)

Global Environmental Sustainability

WBG | Global Environmental Sustainability
CO<sub>2</sub>emissions (kg per 2011 PPP$ of GDP)
0.35kg per 2011 PPP$ of GDP

CO2 emissions

Flip
WBG | Global Environmental Sustainability

CO2 emissions (kg per 2011 PPP$ of GDP)

Progress
0.37Baseline
0.35Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Global Environmental Sustainability

CO2 emissions (kg per 2011 PPP$ of GDP)

BASELINE
0.37(2010)
ACTUAL
0.35(2013)
WBG | Global Environmental Sustainability
Average annual deforestation change
0.09percent

Average annual deforestation change

Flip
WBG | Global Environmental Sustainability

Average annual deforestation change (percent)

Progress
0.10Baseline
0.09Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Global Environmental Sustainability

Average annual deforestation change (percent)

BASELINE
0.10(2010)
ACTUAL
0.09(2015)

Inclusiveness

WBG | Inclusiveness
Countries with growth concentrated in the bottom 40% (percent)
57.1percent

Countries with growth concentrated in the bottom 40%

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Countries with growth concentrated in the bottom 40% (percent)

Progress
68.1Baseline
57.1Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Countries with growth concentrated in the bottom 40% (percent)

BASELINE
68.1(2011)
ACTUAL
57.1(2013)
ACTUAL in
FCS
n/a
WBG | Inclusiveness
Access to electricity
63.6/10.1percent

Access to electricity

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Access to electricity (percent, bottom 40%/gap to average)

Progress
64/9Baseline
63.6/10.1Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Access to electricity (percent, bottom 40%/gap to average)

BASELINE
64/9(2013)
ACTUAL
63.6/10.1(2017)
ACTUAL in
FCS
23.9/12.1(2017)
WBG | Inclusiveness
Employed persons remaining extremely poor
9.6percent

Employed persons remaining extremely poor

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Employed persons remaining extremely poor (percent)

Progress
15Baseline
9.6Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Employed persons remaining extremely poor (percent)

BASELINE
15(2013)
ACTUAL
9.6(2017)
ACTUAL in
FCS
26.3(2017)
WBG | Inclusiveness
Countries with equal economic opportunities for women in law (number)
22countries

Countries with equal opportunities for women in law

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Countries with equal economic opportunities for women in law (number)

Progress
13Baseline
22Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Countries with equal economic opportunities for women in law (number)

BASELINE
13(2013)
ACTUAL
22(2015)
ACTUAL in
FCS
6(2015)
WBG | Inclusiveness
Primary school completion (percent, ages 15-19; bottom 40%/gap to average)
75.7/6.6percent

Primary school completion

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Primary school completion (percent, ages 15-19; bottom 40%/gap to average)

Progress
73/9Baseline
75.7/6.6Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Primary school completion (percent, ages 15-19; bottom 40%/gap to average)

BASELINE
73/9(2013)
ACTUAL
75.7/6.6(2017)
ACTUAL in
FCS
43.6/11.4(2017)
WBG | Inclusiveness
Under 5 mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)
47per 1,000 live births

Under 5 mortality rate

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Under 5 mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)

Progress
52.2Baseline
47Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Under 5 mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)

BASELINE
52.2(2012)
ACTUAL
47(2015)
ACTUAL in
FCS
78.1(2015)
WBG | Inclusiveness
Malnutrition, height for age (percent, children under 5)
23.0percent, children under 5

Malnutrition, height for age

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Malnutrition, height for age (percent, children under 5)

Progress
26Baseline
23.0Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Malnutrition, height for age (percent, children under 5)

BASELINE
26(2012)
ACTUAL
23.0(2015)
ACTUAL in
FCS
37.1(2015)
WBG | Inclusiveness
Access to safe water within a household (percent, bottom 40%/ gap to average)
81/8percent

Access to safe water within a household

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Access to safe water within a household (percent, bottom 40%/ gap to average)

Progress
45/7Baseline
81/8 Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Access to safe water within a household (percent, bottom 40%/ gap to average)

BASELINE
45/7(2013)
ACTUAL
81/8 (2015)
ACTUAL in
FCS
58/10(2015)
WBG | Inclusiveness
Access to improved sanitation (percent, overall population)
61.7percent, overall population

Access to improved sanitation

Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Access to improved sanitation (percent, overall population)

Progress
59.8Baseline
61.7Actual
Target
Flip
WBG | Inclusiveness

Access to improved sanitation (percent, overall population)

BASELINE
59.8(2012)
ACTUAL
61.7(2015)
ACTUAL in
FCS
42.8(2015)