Describe global poverty trends.



Answer to be written in the exam:

  1. There are differences across states in the effectiveness of eliminating poverty, which results in the severity of poverty.

  2. The three poorest states in India are Orissa, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh , with respective percentages of their populations living below the poverty line of 47, 42, and 37%.

  3. In terms of poverty, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, and Himachal Pradesh are India's three wealthier states.

  4. Global poverty has significantly decreased. Rapid economic expansion and significant investments in the advancement of human resources led to a decrease in poverty in China and South-East Asian nations.

  5. The prevalence of poverty in Latin America remains essentially unchanged. The level of poverty increased rather than decreased in sub-Saharan Africa. It emerged from 41% in 1981 to 46% in 2001.

  6. Poverty has surfaced in some of the former socialist countries like Russia, where formerly it was non-existent.
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