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Ghana

Ghana Poverty and inequality Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Causes of poverty > Education 32.1% 2008 3rd out of 12
Causes of poverty > Health 19.5% 2008 10th out of 12
Causes of poverty > Living Standards 48.4% 2008 6th out of 12
Inequality adjusted income index 0.303 2012 104th out of 132
Multidimensional poverty index 0.144 2008 6th out of 12
Poorest's share in national income or consumption 5.24% 2006 26th out of 45
Population below $1 (PPP) per day $28.59% 2006 9th out of 47
Population below national poverty line > Rural 39.2% 2006 15th out of 31
Population below national poverty line > Total 28.5% 2006 20th out of 41
Population below national poverty line > Urban 10.8% 2006 26th out of 32
Population in multidimensional poverty > Proportion 31.2% 2008 6th out of 12
Population in severe poverty 11.4% 2008 5th out of 12
Population vulnerable to poverty > Proportion 21.6% 2008 4th out of 12
Richest 10% to poorest 10% ratio 14.1 1999 1st out of 4
Richest quintile to poorest quintile ratio 8.4 1999 1st out of 4

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Ghana Economy > Poverty and inequality Profiles (Subcategories)

Causes of poverty 3 Population below national poverty line 3