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

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Equatorial Guinea 67% 2006
2 Paraguay 34.4% 2011
3 Central African Republic 29.8% 2008
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 26.2% 2005
5 Sao Tome and Principe 24.7% 2009
6 Liberia 20.2% 2007
7 Madagascar 20.1% 2010
8 Mozambique 19.1% 2009
9 Guinea-Bissau 16.9% 2002
10 Zimbabwe 15.5% 2011
11 Comoros 12.1% 2004
12 East Timor 11.8% 2007
13 Nigeria 11.6% 2010
14 Kenya 11.4% 2005
15 Niger 11.3% 2007
16 Papua New Guinea 11.2% 2009
=17 Swaziland 10.3% 2009
=17 Burundi 10.3% 2006
19 Togo 10.1% 2011
20 Guinea 9.6% 2012
21 Cote d'Ivoire 9.5% 2008
22 Zambia 9.3% 2010
23 Senegal 9.2% 2011
=24 Benin 8.8% 2011
=24 South Sudan 8.8% 2009
26 Gabon 8.5% 2005
27 Armenia 8% 2009
28 Sierra Leone 7.7% 2011
=29 Kosovo 7.1% 2011
=29 Sudan 7.1% 2009
=31 Fiji 6.9% 2009
=31 Republic of Macedonia 6.9% 2006
=31 Ethiopia 6.9% 2011
34 Burkina Faso 6.8% 2009
35 Chad 6.6% 2011
36 Botswana 6.5% 2003
37 Afghanistan 6.2% 2008
=38 Georgia 5.3% 2007
=38 Angola 5.3% 2008
40 Mauritania 4.9% 2008
=41 Mali 4.8% 2010
=41 Malawi 4.8% 2010
43 Yemen 4.5% 2005
44 Namibia 4.4% 2009
45 Bangladesh 4.28% 2010
46 Tanzania 3.9% 2012
47 Peru 3.7% 2012
48 Laos 3.4% 2008
49 Cape Verde 3.3% 2007
50 Nepal 3.2% 2010
51 Ghana 3.1% 2006
52 Cameroon 2.8% 2007
53 Iraq 2.7% 2007
54 India 2.54% 2012
55 Albania 1.9% 2008
=56 Uganda 1.8% 2009
=56 Moldova 1.8% 2010
58 Russia 1.7% 2006
=59 Vietnam 1.4% 2010
=59 Romania 1.4% 2006
=59 Indonesia 1.4% 2012
62 Sri Lanka 1.2% 2010
63 Montenegro 1% 2011
64 Serbia 0.8% 2007
=65 Malaysia 0.3% 2009
=65 Ukraine 0.3% 2008
=65 Bhutan 0.3% 2012

Citation

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

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