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Economy > Poverty Stats: compare key data on Iran & Turkey

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 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 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.
STAT Iran Turkey HISTORY
Gap at $1 a day > PPP 0.5%
Ranked 27th.
0.79%
Ranked 17th. 58% more than Iran

Gap at $2 a day > PPP 1.5%
Ranked 24th.
5.73%
Ranked 17th. 4 times more than Iran

Headcount ratio at $1 a day > PPP > % of population 2%
Ranked 26th.
3.41%
Ranked 16th. 71% more than Iran

Headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population 7.31%
Ranked 24th.
18.74%
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Iran

Poverty gap at $1.25 a day > PPP > % $0.34%
Ranked 36th.
$0.49%
Ranked 21st. 44% more than Iran

Poverty gap at $2 a day > PPP > % $1.80%
Ranked 35th. 32% more than Turkey
$1.36%
Ranked 22nd.

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/index.htm).

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