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Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at national poverty line: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Poverty gap at national poverty line is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zambia 36% 2004
2 Colombia 34% 1999
3 Swaziland 32.91% 2001
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 32.2% 2005
5 Bolivia 31.2% 2002
6 Sierra Leone 29% 2004
7 Chad 27.5% 1996
8 Madagascar 26.8% 2005
9 The Gambia 25.9% 2003
10 Guinea-Bissau 25.7% 2000
11 Venezuela 24% 1999
12 Guatemala 22.6% 2000
13 Honduras 22.3% 2004
14 Mozambique 20.4% 2003
15 Belarus 20% 2002
16 Brazil 19.6% 2003
=17 Peru 18% 2004
=17 Ecuador 18% 1998
19 Nicaragua 17% 2001
20 Dominican Republic 16.8% 2004
21 Kenya 16.6% 2006
=22 El Salvador 16.5% 2002
=22 Moldova 16.5% 2002
24 Panama 16.4% 1997
25 Azerbaijan 15.5% 2001
26 Burkina Faso 15.3% 2003
27 Senegal 13.9% 1992
=28 Papua New Guinea 12.4% 1996
=28 Tajikistan 12.4% 2003
30 Ethiopia 12% 2000
31 East Timor 11.9% 2001
32 Mongolia 11% 2002
=33 Togo 10% 1989
=33 Kyrgyzstan 10% 2005
35 Ghana 9.6% 2006
36 Bangladesh 9% 2005
37 Uganda 8.7% 2006
38 Costa Rica 8.6% 2004
=39 Laos 8% 2003
=39 Malawi 8% 2005
41 Romania 7.59% 2002
42 Nepal 7.5% 2004
43 Trinidad and Tobago 7.3% 1992
44 Cambodia 7.2% 2007
=45 Pakistan 7% 1999
=45 Burma 7% 2005
47 Vietnam 6.9% 2002
48 Philippines 6.4% 1997
49 Mexico 6.34% 2002
=50 Paraguay 6% 1990
=50 South Africa 6% 2008
52 Chile 5.7% 1998
53 Slovakia 5.5% 2004
=54 Russia 5.1% 2002
=54 Sri Lanka 5.1% 2002
56 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.6% 2002
57 Morocco 4.4% 1999
58 Bulgaria 4.2% 2001
59 Albania 4% 2005
60 Jordan 3.3% 2002
61 Algeria 3.2% 1995
62 Estonia 3.13% 1995
63 Kazakhstan 3.1% 2002
64 Thailand 3% 1998
65 Indonesia 2.9% 2004
66 Tunisia 1.74% 1990
67 Latvia 1.2% 2004
68 Turkey 0.26% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at national poverty line. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty/Poverty-gap-at-national-poverty-line

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