n Africa Country Benchmark Report (ACBR) - ACBR society analysis - segmented analysis of societal performance in Africa - quadrant analysis

Volume 2017 Number 1
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A common denominator amongst African societies is the poverty of the African majority. However, ACBR scores in the Society quadrant show varying ways countries are mitigating poverty, often with scant financial resources. Economically advanced countries are showing the wisdom of investing in their people’s social welfare through education, health and social services spending. This has the effect of producing healthier and better educated citizens, whose economic contributions generate tax revenues that, in turn, finance perennially improving social services, leading to even more productive generations. Citizens lifted by government spending on social service contribute in a myriad of non-economic ways to their societies.

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