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

DEFINITION: Poverty gap at rural 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 Zambia 44% 2004
=1 Colombia 44% 1999
3 Bolivia 43.4% 2002
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.9% 2005
5 Honduras 34.5% 2004
6 Sierra Leone 34% 2004
7 Panama 32.1% 1997
8 Ecuador 29% 1998
9 Madagascar 28.9% 2005
10 Brazil 28.4% 2003
11 Peru 28.3% 2004
12 Chad 26.3% 1996
13 Nicaragua 25.9% 2001
14 El Salvador 24.2% 2002
15 Dominican Republic 24% 2004
16 Mozambique 19.9% 2003
17 Burkina Faso 17.6% 2003
18 Senegal 16.4% 1992
19 Kenya 14.1% 2006
20 Papua New Guinea 13.8% 1996
21 Ghana 13.5% 2006
22 Mongolia 13.2% 2002
23 Tajikistan 12.4% 2003
24 Mexico 12.15% 2002
=25 Kyrgyzstan 12% 2005
=25 Ethiopia 12% 2000
27 Costa Rica 10.8% 2004
28 Paraguay 10.5% 1990
29 Philippines 10% 1997
30 Bangladesh 9.8% 2005
31 Uganda 9.7% 2006
32 Vietnam 8.7% 2002
33 Malawi 8.6% 2005
34 Nepal 8.5% 2004
35 Cambodia 8.31% 2007
36 Pakistan 7.9% 1999
37 Burma 7% 2005
38 Morocco 6.7% 1999
39 Estonia 6.6% 1995
40 Trinidad and Tobago 6.2% 1992
=41 Sri Lanka 5.6% 2002
=41 India 5.6% 2000
43 Albania 5.3% 2005
44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.9% 2002
45 Jordan 4.7% 2002
=46 Kazakhstan 4.5% 2002
=46 Algeria 4.5% 1995
48 Hungary 4.1% 1997
49 Tunisia 3.25% 1990

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