ECLAC forecasts that extreme poverty in Bolivia will reach 16.8%.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) forecasts that extreme poverty in the country will reach 16.8% of the population, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics, last year the indicator stood at 12.9%. By the end of the year, about 453,000 more Bolivians will have fallen into extreme poverty.

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