Effects of education on adult mortality: a global systematic review and meta-analysis
To our knowledge, this is the first systematic review and meta-analysis to quantify the importance of years of schooling in reducing adult mortality, the benefits of which extend into older age and are substantial across sexes and economic contexts. This work provides compelling evidence of the importance of education in improving life expectancy and supports calls for increased investment in education as a crucial pathway for reducing global inequities in mortality.
Number of people living in extreme poverty, 2021. Extreme poverty is defined as living below the International Poverty Line of $2.15 per day. Data is adjusted for inflation and for differences in the cost of living between countries. Second image shows trend in extreme poverty in six large countries