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Economy > Poverty > Population under $11 a day: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $11 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Australia 17.6% 2000
2 United Kingdom 15.7% 2000
3 United States 13.6% 2000
4 France 9.9% 2000
5 Canada 7.4% 2000
6 Germany 7.3% 2000
7 Netherlands 7.1% 2000
8 Sweden 6.3% 2000
9 Finland 4.8% 2000
10 Norway 4.3% 2000
11 Luxembourg 0.3% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Population under $11 a day. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Smeeding, Timothy M., Lee Rainwater and Gary Burtless. 2000. "United States Poverty in a Cross-National Context." In Sheldon H. Danziger and Robert H. Haveman, eds., Understanding Poverty. New York: Russell Sage Foundation; and Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty/Population-under-$11-a-day

Economy > Poverty > Population under $11 a day: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Economy > Poverty > Population under $11 a day

  • 5 of the top 6 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are Christian.
  • Germany ranked last for poverty > population under $11 a day amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • All of the top 2 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are English speaking .
  • 6 of the top 7 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are Heavily indebted.
  • All of the top 8 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are High income OECD.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are Former British Colonies'.
  • 8 of the top 11 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are European.
  • 8 of the top 11 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are Cold countries'.
  • Sweden ranked last for poverty > population under $11 a day amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • 5 of the bottom 6 countries by poverty > population under $11 a day are European Union.
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