<p>In 2000, the average income was $US8000 (based on purchasing power parity), including 2.4 billion people with incomes lower than $US1000. <br>
The proportion of people living on less than <a href=/graph/eco_pop_und_1_a_day>1</a>, <a href=/graph/eco_pop_und_2_a_day>2</a>, <a href=/graph/eco_pop_und_4_a_day>4</a> and <a href=/graph/eco_pop_und_11_a_day>11</a> United States dollars per day is available in the <a href=/cat/Economy>economy</a> category.
Other statistics you should consult include:
<li>The income distribution to the <a href=/graph/eco_inc_dis_ric_10>richest 10%</a> and <a href=/graph/eco_inc_dis_poo_10>poorest 10%</a> in each country. Globally, the richest 13% of people in the world receive 45% of the worlds (PPP) income. In conrast, the poorest 42% pf people receive only 9% of the worlds income</p></li>
<li>The <a href=/graph/eco_hum_dev_ind>United Nations Human Development Index</a> which ranks countries according to GDP as well as health and education factors.</li>