China has seen one people shaking off poverty every 2.24 seconds since 2012. All rural residents living below the current poverty line are lifted out of poverty by 2020.
How did China's targeted poverty alleviation efforts help lift nearly 100 million people out of poverty in just eight years as its rural impoverished population decreased from 98.99 million in 2012 to 5.51 million in 2019?
China feeds 22 percent of the world's population, despite possessing only 9 percent of its arable land and 6 percent fresh water.
The compulsory education participation rate reached the average of the world's high-income countries. Students don't need to pay for textbooks, tuition and other fees for compulsory education.
A complete system of national healthcare insurance is almost in place covering 99.9% of rural population nationwide. The triple guarantee system covers almost every individual.
By relocation, construction of transportation, water supply facilities, and house renovation, living standards of impoverished people have greatly improved.