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Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at $2 a day > PPP > %: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Poverty gap at $2 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 $67.58% 2006
2 Madagascar $60.10% 2010
3 Liberia $59.62% 2007
4 Zambia $56.76% 2010
5 Burundi $56.06% 2006
6 Nigeria $50.17% 2010
7 Tanzania $47.52% 2007
8 Central African Republic $46.78% 2008
9 Haiti $46.69% 2001
10 Rwanda $44.60% 2011
11 Malawi $43.97% 2010
12 Chad $43.92% 2003
13 Mozambique $42.86% 2008
14 Republic of the Congo $38.82% 2005
15 Sierra Leone $35.84% 2011
16 Mali $35.20% 2010
17 Guinea-Bissau $34.88% 2002
18 Comoros $34.18% 2004
19 Benin $33.50% 2003
20 Lesotho $33.05% 2003
21 Kenya $31.76% 2005
22 Burkina Faso $31.73% 2009
23 Angola $31.47% 2009
24 Guinea $31.03% 2007
25 Niger $30.83% 2008
26 Bangladesh $30.35% 2010
27 Swaziland $29.26% 2010
28 Uganda $27.37% 2009
29 Papua New Guinea $25.47% 1996
30 Laos $24.83% 2008
31 Federated States of Micronesia $24.54% 2000
32 India $24.47% 2010
33 The Gambia $24.38% 2003
34 Ethiopia $23.64% 2011
35 Botswana $22.29% 1994
36 Senegal $21.85% 2011
37 Namibia $21.82% 2004
38 Ghana $21.32% 2006
39 Togo $20.87% 2011
40 Sao Tome and Principe $20.63% 2001
41 Nepal $19.04% 2010
42 Turkmenistan $18.42% 1998
43 Pakistan $17.94% 2008
44 Cote d'Ivoire $17.79% 2008
45 Mauritania $17.66% 2008
46 Saint Lucia $15.53% 1995
47 Sudan $15.38% 2009
48 Cape Verde $15.19% 2002
49 Cambodia $15.06% 2009
50 Honduras $14.85% 2009
51 Yemen $14.76% 2005
52 Djibouti $14.58% 2002
53 Philippines $13.78% 2009
54 Georgia $13.68% 2010
55 Vietnam $13.53% 2008
56 Bolivia $13.05% 2008
57 Indonesia $13.04% 2011
58 Suriname $11.74% 1999
59 Guatemala $10.47% 2006
60 South Africa $10.16% 2009
61 Belize $9.89% 1999
62 Nicaragua $9.55% 2005
63 China $9.08% 2009
64 Cameroon $8.21% 2007
65 El Salvador $7.60% 2009
66 Tajikistan $6.97% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $6.95% 2006
67 Colombia $6.79% 2010
68 Guyana $6.71% 1998
69 Algeria $6.45% 1995
70 Fiji $5.98% 2009
71 Venezuela $5.91% 2006
72 Paraguay $5.74% 2010
73 Kyrgyzstan $5.44% 2011
74 Brazil $5.40% 2009
75 Sri Lanka $5.37% 2010
76 Panama $5.11% 2010
77 Gabon $5.02% 2005
78 Iraq $4.42% 2007
79 Peru $4.10% 2010
80 Ecuador $4.08% 2010
81 Armenia $3.95% 2010
82 Trinidad and Tobago $3.88% 1992
83 Syria $3.28% 2004
84 Morocco $3.16% 2007
85 Egypt $2.84% 2008
86 Costa Rica $2.73% 2009
87 Bhutan $2.57% 2012
88 Maldives $2.53% 2004
89 Dominican Republic $2.39% 2010
90 Republic of Macedonia $1.83% 2010
91 Iran $1.80% 2005
92 Turkey $1.36% 2010
93 Chile $1.16% 2009
94 Tunisia $1.14% 2010
95 Mexico $0.96% 2010
96 Argentina $0.92% 2010
97 Albania $0.85% 2008
98 Jamaica $0.84% 2004
99 Moldova $0.73% 2010
100 Thailand $0.68% 2010
101 Azerbaijan $0.57% 2008
102 Estonia $0.48% 2004
103 Romania $0.46% 2011
104 Seychelles $0.35% 2007
105 Uruguay $0.26% 2010
106 Jordan $0.24% 2010
107 Serbia $0.22% 2010
108 Latvia $0.20% 2009
109 Hungary $0.19% 2007
=110 Czech Republic $0.18% 1996
=110 Kazakhstan $0.18% 2009
=112 Malaysia $0.16% 2009
=112 Lithuania $0.16% 2008
=114 Belarus $0.09% 2011
=114 Croatia $0.09% 2008
=116 Slovenia $0.08% 2004
=116 Poland $0.08% 2011
118 Slovakia $0.07% 2009
119 Bosnia and Herzegovina $0.05% 2007
120 Ukraine $0.03% 2010
=121 Russia $0.01% 2009
=121 Bulgaria $0.01% 2007
123 Montenegro 0.0 2010

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at $2 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-$2-a-day/PPP/%

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