Liberian Economic Update Shows High Human Cost of Covid-19

According to the first Liberia Economic Update, the number of people living below the national poverty line is expected to increase from 55,5% to 68,9%, which means that 526,000 more Liberians are at risk of falling into poverty.

Traders in Monrovia's largest market district of Waterside on the morning the quarantine was lifted off West Point that's nearby (file photo).


Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.