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Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at $1.25 a day > PPP > %: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%). Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo $52.76% 2006
2 Madagascar $43.26% 2010
3 Zambia $41.91% 2010
4 Liberia $40.90% 2007
5 Burundi $36.39% 2006
6 Nigeria $33.74% 2010
7 Haiti $32.31% 2001
8 Central African Republic $31.26% 2008
9 Tanzania $28.10% 2007
10 Rwanda $26.64% 2011
11 Malawi $26.18% 2010
12 Chad $25.64% 2003
13 Mozambique $25.13% 2008
14 Republic of the Congo $22.82% 2005
15 Comoros $20.82% 2004
16 Lesotho $20.76% 2003
17 Kenya $16.91% 2005
18 Sierra Leone $16.64% 2011
19 Guinea-Bissau $16.55% 2002
20 Angola $16.45% 2009
21 Mali $16.36% 2010
22 Federated States of Micronesia $16.32% 2000
23 Swaziland $16.00% 2010
24 Benin $15.73% 2003
25 Guinea $14.96% 2007
26 Burkina Faso $14.66% 2009
27 Niger $12.42% 2008
28 Papua New Guinea $12.28% 1996
29 Uganda $12.21% 2009
30 The Gambia $11.69% 2003
31 Bangladesh $11.17% 2010
32 Botswana $11.04% 1994
33 Ghana $9.88% 2006
34 Namibia $9.45% 2004
35 Honduras $9.35% 2009
36 Senegal $9.13% 2011
37 Laos $8.95% 2008
38 Togo $8.81% 2011
39 Bolivia $8.64% 2008
40 Ethiopia $8.19% 2011
41 Sao Tome and Principe $7.87% 2001
42 Cote d'Ivoire $7.50% 2008
43 India $7.49% 2010
44 Saint Lucia $7.19% 1995
45 Turkmenistan $6.97% 1998
46 Mauritania $6.79% 2008
47 Cape Verde $6.05% 2002
48 Suriname $5.90% 1999
49 Georgia $5.82% 2010
50 Nepal $5.55% 2010
51 Belize $5.52% 1999
52 Sudan $5.46% 2009
53 Djibouti $5.29% 2002
54 Guatemala $4.72% 2006
55 El Salvador $4.44% 2009
56 Yemen $4.18% 2005
57 Colombia $3.78% 2010
58 Vietnam $3.75% 2008
59 Venezuela $3.74% 2006
60 Philippines $3.72% 2009
61 Brazil $3.62% 2009
62 Cambodia $3.51% 2009
63 Pakistan $3.49% 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $3.46% 2006
64 Paraguay $3.02% 2010
65 China $2.84% 2009
66 Guyana $2.77% 1998
67 Indonesia $2.68% 2011
68 Nicaragua $2.36% 2005
69 South Africa $2.30% 2009
70 Ecuador $2.10% 2010
71 Panama $2.09% 2010
72 Costa Rica $1.79% 2009
73 Algeria $1.36% 1995
74 Peru $1.30% 2010
75 Cameroon $1.20% 2007
76 Tajikistan $1.16% 2009
77 Fiji $1.14% 2009
78 Kyrgyzstan $1.07% 2011
79 Trinidad and Tobago $1.05% 1992
80 Gabon $0.90% 2005
81 Chile $0.69% 2009
=82 Argentina $0.65% 2010
=82 Sri Lanka $0.65% 2010
84 Morocco $0.54% 2007
85 Dominican Republic $0.52% 2010
86 Turkey $0.49% 2010
87 Armenia $0.45% 2010
88 Iraq $0.42% 2007
89 Tunisia $0.40% 2010
90 Egypt $0.38% 2008
91 Iran $0.34% 2005
92 Bhutan $0.26% 2012
93 Estonia $0.23% 2004
94 Syria $0.20% 2004
95 Albania $0.19% 2008
96 Romania $0.17% 2011
=97 Hungary $0.16% 2007
=97 Mexico $0.16% 2010
=99 Maldives $0.14% 2004
=99 Azerbaijan $0.14% 2008
101 Czech Republic $0.13% 1996
102 Serbia $0.12% 2010
103 Latvia $0.11% 2009
104 Lithuania $0.09% 2008
105 Moldova $0.08% 2010
=106 Belarus $0.07% 2011
=106 Seychelles $0.07% 2007
=106 Uruguay $0.07% 2010
=109 Slovakia $0.06% 2009
=109 Slovenia $0.06% 2004
=109 Croatia $0.06% 2008
=112 Thailand $0.04% 2010
=112 Poland $0.04% 2011
=114 Jordan $0.03% 2010
=114 Kazakhstan $0.03% 2009
=116 Bosnia and Herzegovina $0.02% 2007
=116 Jamaica $0.02% 2004
=116 Ukraine $0.02% 2010
119 Republic of Macedonia $0.01% 2010
=120 Montenegro 0.0 2010
=120 Malaysia 0.0 2009
=120 Russia 0.0 2009
=120 Bulgaria 0.0 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at $1.25 a day > PPP > %. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty/Poverty-gap-at-$1.25-a-day/PPP/%

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