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Has the number of people in the world who live in extreme poverty increased or decreased since 1990?

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Per a 2013 World Bank report, the number of people in the world who live in extreme poverty decreased from 1.9 billion in 1990 to 1.2 billion in 2010. This is a 36% decline during a period in which the world's population rose by 28%.

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