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Only 1.7% of Africans expected to live in extreme poverty by 2065, experts predict

Extreme poverty in Africa is projected to fall rapidly in the next 40 years while educational attainment is expected to rise. Image: Unsplash/Emmanuel Ikwuegbu

Martin Armstrong

Data Journalist, Statista

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A chart showing the projected share of population in Africa living in extreme poverty from 1996 to 2065
The share of extreme poverty in Africa seems to be following a downward trend Image: Statista/African Union Development Agency

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