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Published in organization with Harper Collins, the thoroughly revised and up to date fourth variation of the Atlas of world improvement is a complete consultant to the main severe concerns dealing with our altering global today.
A visible advisor to international matters – easy-to-read graphical presentation with each subject provided through colourful international maps, tables,
graphs, and images
Topics which are shaping our global – key improvement symptoms, from poverty, inhabitants progress, and nutrients construction to weather switch, international direct funding, and foreign trade
The most modern, authoritative records – from the area Bank’s international improvement signs database
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6 zero. four zero. 2 zero. zero 1981 1990 2005 resource: Chen and Ravallion, 2008, “The constructing international Is Poorer than We notion, yet No much less profitable within the struggle opposed to Poverty” wealthy and terrible 25 Poverty proportion of inhabitants dwelling on lower than $1. 25 an afternoon, 2005 Greenland (Den) Faeroe Islands (Den) 50. zero% or extra Iceland 25. 0–49. nine% 10. 0–24. nine% The Netherlands C a n a d a 2. 0–9. nine% uk Isle of guy (UK) eire lower than 2. zero% Channel Islands (UK) no facts Fra Luxembourg Liechtenstein Andorra U n i t e d Bermuda (UK) US Virgin Islands (US) The Bahamas Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) Mexico Cayman Islands (UK) Belize center East & North Africa 1990: 10 million 2005: eleven million St. Kitts and Nevis Antigua and Barbuda Guadeloupe (Fr) Dominica Martinique (Fr) St. Lucia Barbados Cape Verde The Gambia St. Vincent and the Grenadines Trinidad and Tobago Grenada R. B. de French Guiana Venezuela Guyana (Fr) Colombia Suriname Ecuador Peru Portugal Gibraltar (UK) Haiti Jamaica Netherlands Antilles (Neth) Latin the United States & Caribbean 1990: 50 million 2005: forty five million Dominican Republic Puerto Rico (US) Cuba Guatemala Honduras Aruba (Neth) El Salvador Nicaragua Panama Costa Rica Kiribati Spain Monaco S t a t e s Morocco Alg Former Spanish Sahara Mauritania Mali Senegal Guinea-Bissau Guinea Sierra Leone Liberia Burkina Faso Benin Côte Ghana d'Ivoire Togo São Tomé and Príncipe B r a z i l French Polynesia (Fr) Bolivia Paraguay Uruguay Chile Argentina Public companies are missing in slum components humans dwelling on below $1. 25 an afternoon India variety of humans (millions, most modern facts 2002–2008) 475 China 211 constructing state 26 Nigeria ninety seven Bangladesh seventy nine Indonesia sixty seven Congo, Dem. Rep. 38 Pakistan 38 Ethiopia 32 Philippines 20 Vietnam 18 Europe & vital Asia 1990: nine million 2005: 17 million Sweden Finland Norway R u s s i a n F e d e r a t i o n Estonia Latvia Lithuania Denmark Czech Republic Slovak Republic Slovenia Croatia Ukraine Kazakhstan Serbia Austria Hungary Moldova nce Bosnia and Herzegovina Mongolia Switzerland Romania FYR Macedonia Italy Montenegro Bulgaria Uzbekistan Georgia Kyrgyz Republic Kosovo Armenia Azerbaijan Albania Greece Turkmenistan Turkey Tajikistan Cyprus San Syrian Marino Islamic Republic Tunisia Lebanon Arab Rep. of Iran Afghanistan C h i Malta Iraq Israel Kuwait Jordan Pakistan West financial institution and Gaza Nepal Bhutan eria Bahrain Libya Saudi Arabia Arab Rep. of Egypt United Arab Bangladesh Qatar India Emirates Myanmar Oman Germany Belgium Poland Belarus Niger Eritrea Chad Sudan Rep. of Yemen Cameroon Equatorial Guinea Congo Gabon Sri Lanka Somalia Uganda Rwanda Dem. Rep. of Congo Burundi Maldives Tanzania South Asia 1990: 579 million 2005: 596 million Seychelles Comoros Mayotte (Fr) Zambia Malawi N. Mariana Islands (US) Philippines Guam (US) Brunei Darussalam East Asia & Pacific 1990: 873 million 2005: 316 million Marshall Islands Palau Malaysia Kenya Angola Japan Lao P.