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

DEFINITION: Poverty gap at rural 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 Colombia 44% 1999
=1 Zambia 44% 2004
3 Bolivia 43.4% 2002
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.9% 2005
5 Honduras 34.5% 2004
6 Sierra Leone 34% 2004
7 Panama 32.1% 1997
8 Ecuador 29% 1998
9 Madagascar 28.9% 2005
10 Brazil 28.4% 2003
11 Peru 28.3% 2004
12 Chad 26.3% 1996
13 Nicaragua 25.9% 2001
14 El Salvador 24.2% 2002
15 Dominican Republic 24% 2004
16 Mozambique 19.9% 2003
17 Burkina Faso 17.6% 2003
18 Senegal 16.4% 1992
19 Kenya 14.1% 2006
20 Papua New Guinea 13.8% 1996
21 Ghana 13.5% 2006
22 Mongolia 13.2% 2002
23 Tajikistan 12.4% 2003
24 Mexico 12.15% 2002
=25 Ethiopia 12% 2000
=25 Kyrgyzstan 12% 2005
27 Costa Rica 10.8% 2004
28 Paraguay 10.5% 1990
29 Philippines 10% 1997
30 Bangladesh 9.8% 2005
31 Uganda 9.7% 2006
32 Vietnam 8.7% 2002
33 Malawi 8.6% 2005
34 Nepal 8.5% 2004
35 Cambodia 8.31% 2007
36 Pakistan 7.9% 1999
37 Burma 7% 2005
38 Morocco 6.7% 1999
39 Estonia 6.6% 1995
40 Trinidad and Tobago 6.2% 1992
=41 Sri Lanka 5.6% 2002
=41 India 5.6% 2000
43 Albania 5.3% 2005
44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.9% 2002
45 Jordan 4.7% 2002
=46 Algeria 4.5% 1995
=46 Kazakhstan 4.5% 2002
48 Hungary 4.1% 1997
49 Tunisia 3.25% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at rural 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-rural-poverty-line

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