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

DEFINITION: Poverty gap at urban 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo 26.2% 2005
2 Colombia 26% 1999
3 Venezuela 24% 1989
4 Bolivia 23.8% 2002
5 Zambia 22% 2004
6 Madagascar 19.3% 2005
7 Mozambique 18.9% 2003
8 Brazil 17.8% 2003
=9 Gibraltar 17.5% 2000
=9 Guinea-Bissau 17.5% 2000
11 Dominican Republic 12.9% 2004
12 Tajikistan 12.5% 2003
13 Peru 12.4% 2004
14 El Salvador 11.1% 2002
15 Ethiopia 10% 2000
16 Mongolia 9.2% 2002
17 Honduras 9.1% 2004
18 Ecuador 9% 1998
19 Nicaragua 8.7% 2001
20 Uruguay 8.6% 1998
21 Benin 8% 2003
22 Trinidad and Tobago 7.4% 1992
=23 Costa Rica 7% 2004
=23 Kyrgyzstan 7% 2005
25 India 6.9% 2000
26 Bangladesh 6.5% 2005
27 Paraguay 5.6% 1990
28 Burkina Faso 5.1% 2003
29 Pakistan 5% 1999
30 Papua New Guinea 4.3% 1996
31 Burma 4% 2005
32 Panama 3.9% 1997
33 Uganda 3.5% 2006
=34 Ghana 3.1% 2006
=34 Senegal 3.1% 1992
36 Jordan 2.9% 2002
=37 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.8% 2002
=37 Malawi 2.8% 2005
39 Mexico 2.79% 2002
40 Philippines 2.6% 1997
=41 Kenya 2.5% 2006
=41 Morocco 2.5% 1999
43 Albania 2.3% 2005
44 Nepal 2.2% 2004
45 Kazakhstan 2% 2002
=46 Estonia 1.8% 1995
=46 Algeria 1.8% 1995
48 Sri Lanka 1.7% 2002
49 Vietnam 1.3% 2002
50 Cambodia 1.2% 2004
51 Tunisia 0.86% 1990

Citation

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

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