IThe same UNDP states that poverty is 31.5% in bongo:
The same UNDP states that poverty is 31.5% in bongo:
Do not please send 2008 poverty data for BD. There is no contest that the BD poverty rate is already below 12.9%. In case of Myanmar with a very small $62 billion GDP, the poverty remains same at 26% today as it was in 2008. I am surprised , but please do not get discouraged by the BD success. You must strive hard to catch BD poverty rate. Another 50 years to do that is not a long time. See below the ADB figures:
Poverty in Myanmar
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- In Myanmar, 25.6% of the population lives below the national poverty line.
- For every 1,000 babies born in Myanmar, 40 die before their first birthday.
- In Myanmar, only 2 in 100 people have access to the internet.
Share of Population Below the National Poverty Line (%).
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Brunei Darussalam no data
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 23.2
Singapore no data
Viet Nam 8.4
Source: Basic Statistics 2016