World Bank on global poverty

World Bank on global poverty News

Count of poor people in India may be lower, says World Bank

Under the URP, used in the National Sample Surveys since the 1950s, data is collected on the “30-day recall for consumption of both food and nonfood items to measure expenditures”.

Poverty’s great fall

But the World Bank numbers, based on new methodology, should be viewed with caution.

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