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Key indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019


Published 01 September 2019 | 1 minute read

In developing Asia, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 1.1 billion in 2002 to 264 million in 2015.

This ADB annual report presents latest statistics on a comprehensive set of economic, financial, social, environmental and SDG indicators for the 49 regional members of the ADB. It is designed to serve as a resource for information on development issues across the region for a wide audience, including policy makers, development practitioners, government officials, researchers, students and the general public.


Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. Established in 1966, it is owned by 68 members – 49 from the region.

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