According to World Bank, within one year poverty in Pakistan has risen from 34.2 percent to ___?

A. 39. 4%
B. 38.4%
C. 39.5%
D. 37.2%


Correct Answer: A. 39.4%

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Poverty in Pakistan rose within one year from 34.2 per cent to 39.4 per cent, with 12.5 million more people falling below the poverty line of the USD 3.65 per day income level, according to the World Bank. Deeply concerned over the state of economy, the World Bank has urged Pakistan to take urgent steps to tax its sacred cows – agriculture and real estate – and cut wasteful expenditures in an effort to achieve economic stability through steep fiscal adjustment of over 7% of the size of the economy.

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