The new Poverty & Equity Data site at povertydata.worldbank.org/ offers visitors easily comparable statistics that is critical for anybody seeking to keep poverty reduction on the world’s agenda.
"There’s a huge demand for this kind of data,” said Jaime Saavedra, director of the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction & Equity department. “So we’ve made an effort to make poverty statistics easier to understand for journalists, academics, students, government officials – anybody with an interest in this type of information.”
The dynamic portal gives visitors an entry point to explore global poverty indicators, interactive maps, regional comparisons, and a vast amount of research reports from the World Bank’s leading data and poverty experts.
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