Even more shocking is that living in a resource-rich country makes you more likely to suffer domestic violence, by a full 9 percentage points.
Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe are expected to see the largest increase. By 2040, 45% of the region’s extreme poor (over 58 million people) are expected to live in Malawi and Madagascar.
If Malaysia was your home instead of Ghana, you would use 18 times more electricity, live nine years longer, make five times more money, be 72% less likely to be unemployed, and consume 7.5 times more oil
Maternal mortality rate has remained high, but the years between 2003 and 2014 were generally good for South Africans’ health and the country’s economy
Botswana’s per-person GDP has increased rapidly. It passed the African average in the mid-1970s and has made steady progress since