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Economy > Poverty Stats: compare key data on Croatia & Czech Republic

Definitions

  • Gap at $1 a day > PPP: Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence. Data showing as 0.5 signifies a poverty gap of less than 0.5 percent.
  • Gap at $2 a day > PPP: Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence. Data showing as 0.5 signifies a poverty gap of less than 0.5 percent.
  • Headcount ratio at $1 a day > PPP > % of population: Population below $1 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.08 a day at 1993 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates cannot be compared with poverty rates reported previously for individual countries. Data showing as 2.0 signifies a poverty rate of less than 2.0 percent.
  • Headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population: Population below $2 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.15 a day at 1993 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates cannot be compared with poverty rates reported previously for individual countries. Data showing as 2.0 signifies a poverty rate of less than 2.0 percent.
  • Poverty gap at $1.25 a day > PPP: Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence."
  • Poverty gap at $1.25 a day > PPP > %: Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%). Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.
  • Poverty gap at $2 a day > PPP: Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence."
  • Poverty gap at $2 a day > PPP > %: Poverty gap at $2 a day (PPP) (%). Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.
  • Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day > PPP > % of population: Population below $1.25 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.25 a day at 2005 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions."
  • Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population: Population below $2 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.00 a day at 2005 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions."
  • Share of all poor people: The percentage of the world's total poor who live in each nation. 'Poor' here is defined as lving below the global poverty line of US$1 per day.
STAT Croatia Czech Republic HISTORY
Gap at $1 a day > PPP 0.5%
Ranked 16th. The same as Czech Republic
0.5%
Ranked 36th.

Gap at $2 a day > PPP 0.5%
Ranked 16th. The same as Czech Republic
0.5%
Ranked 36th.

Headcount ratio at $1 a day > PPP > % of population 2%
Ranked 16th. The same as Czech Republic
2%
Ranked 37th.

Headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population 2%
Ranked 17th. The same as Czech Republic
2%
Ranked 37th.

Poverty gap at $1.25 a day > PPP $0.50%
Ranked 31st. The same as Czech Republic
$0.50%
Ranked 35th.

Poverty gap at $1.25 a day > PPP > % $0.06%
Ranked 38th.
$0.13%
Ranked 33th. 2 times more than Croatia

Poverty gap at $2 a day > PPP $0.50%
Ranked 33th. The same as Czech Republic
$0.50%
Ranked 35th.

Poverty gap at $2 a day > PPP > % $0.09%
Ranked 44th.
$0.18%
Ranked 35th. Twice as much as Croatia

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day > PPP > % of population $2.00%
Ranked 31st. The same as Czech Republic
$2.00%
Ranked 35th.

Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population $2.00%
Ranked 33th. The same as Czech Republic
$2.00%
Ranked 35th.

Share of all poor people 0.01%
Ranked 74th.
0.02%
Ranked 69th. Twice as much as Croatia

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/jsp/index.jsp).; World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).; Country Responsibilities in Achieving the Millenium Development Goals", April 8 2003, by Janice Poling

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