People of the world are getting wealthier: Since 1990, around 130,000 people around the globe climbed out of extreme poverty, every single day!

Extreme poverty means living with less than $1.90 per day (in 2017 dollars).



Thanks to Max Roser for creating this graph.

Max Roser (2018) – “The short history of global living conditions and why it matters that we know it”. Published online at