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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 20%'s share in national income or consumption 5.24% 2006 26th out of 45
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
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