Over 30 years ago, it was East Asia.
Then it was South Asia.
Now it's Sub-Saharan Africa.
According to the latest numbers, #SubSaharanAfrica had the greatest number of extreme poor in 2015, with 41% of the region’s population living on less than $1.90 a day.
Learn more about how the concentration of those living in extreme poverty has shifted from region to region over the past few decades: View more »
A regional snapshot of extreme poverty