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

DEFINITION: Poverty gap at rural poverty line (%). 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 the national rural poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Equatorial Guinea 49.8% 2006
2 Paraguay 44.4% 2011
3 Zimbabwe 42.8% 2011
4 Zambia 37.9% 2010
5 Madagascar 37.5% 2010
6 Swaziland 36.9% 2009
7 Central African Republic 35% 2008
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.9% 2005
9 Togo 33.1% 2011
10 Guinea-Bissau 27.8% 2002
11 South Sudan 26.5% 2009
12 Liberia 26.3% 2007
13 Burundi 24.2% 2006
=14 Guinea 22.6% 2012
=14 Chad 22.6% 2011
16 Mauritania 22.3% 2008
17 Mozambique 22.2% 2009
18 Angola 21.6% 2008
19 Malawi 21.4% 2010
=20 Sudan 21.3% 2009
=20 Sao Tome and Principe 21.3% 2009
22 Niger 21.2% 2007
23 Sierra Leone 21.1% 2011
24 Cote d'Ivoire 20.3% 2008
25 Nigeria 20.1% 2010
26 Senegal 18.6% 2011
27 Botswana 18.4% 2003
28 Comoros 17.8% 2004
=29 Kenya 17.5% 2005
=29 Burkina Faso 17.5% 2009
=29 Cameroon 17.5% 2007
32 Peru 17.3% 2012
33 Papua New Guinea 16.4% 2009
34 Gabon 16% 2005
35 Mali 15.6% 2010
36 Cape Verde 14.3% 2007
37 East Timor 14.2% 2007
38 Ghana 13.5% 2006
39 Fiji 12.8% 2009
40 Namibia 11.6% 2009
41 Yemen 10.6% 2005
42 Benin 10.5% 2011
43 Georgia 9.2% 2007
44 Iraq 9% 2007
45 Afghanistan 8.3% 2008
46 Ethiopia 8% 2011
=47 Vietnam 7.8% 2010
=47 Kosovo 7.8% 2011
=47 Tanzania 7.8% 2012
=50 Laos 7.7% 2008
=50 Republic of Macedonia 7.7% 2006
52 Uganda 7.6% 2009
53 Bangladesh 7.35% 2010
54 Armenia 7.3% 2009
55 Moldova 6.5% 2010
56 Nepal 6% 2010
57 Russia 5.5% 2006
58 Romania 5.3% 2006
59 India 4.62% 2012
60 Montenegro 3.8% 2011
61 Bhutan 3.6% 2012
62 Albania 2.6% 2008
63 Indonesia 2.4% 2012
64 Serbia 2% 2007
=65 Malaysia 1.8% 2009
=65 Sri Lanka 1.8% 2010
67 Ukraine 0.7% 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty gap at rural poverty line > %. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Global Poverty Working 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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