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

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 26.2% 2005
2 Colombia 26% 1999
3 Venezuela 24% 1989
4 Bolivia 23.8% 2002
5 Zambia 22% 2004
6 Madagascar 19.3% 2005
7 Mozambique 18.9% 2003
8 Brazil 17.8% 2003
=9 Guinea-Bissau 17.5% 2000
=9 Gibraltar 17.5% 2000
11 Dominican Republic 12.9% 2004
12 Tajikistan 12.5% 2003
13 Peru 12.4% 2004
14 El Salvador 11.1% 2002
15 Ethiopia 10% 2000
16 Mongolia 9.2% 2002
17 Honduras 9.1% 2004
18 Ecuador 9% 1998
19 Nicaragua 8.7% 2001
20 Uruguay 8.6% 1998
21 Benin 8% 2003
22 Trinidad and Tobago 7.4% 1992
=23 Kyrgyzstan 7% 2005
=23 Costa Rica 7% 2004
25 India 6.9% 2000
26 Bangladesh 6.5% 2005
27 Paraguay 5.6% 1990
28 Burkina Faso 5.1% 2003
29 Pakistan 5% 1999
30 Papua New Guinea 4.3% 1996
31 Burma 4% 2005
32 Panama 3.9% 1997
33 Uganda 3.5% 2006
=34 Ghana 3.1% 2006
=34 Senegal 3.1% 1992
36 Jordan 2.9% 2002
=37 Malawi 2.8% 2005
=37 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.8% 2002
39 Mexico 2.79% 2002
40 Philippines 2.6% 1997
=41 Kenya 2.5% 2006
=41 Morocco 2.5% 1999
43 Albania 2.3% 2005
44 Nepal 2.2% 2004
45 Kazakhstan 2% 2002
=46 Algeria 1.8% 1995
=46 Estonia 1.8% 1995
48 Sri Lanka 1.7% 2002
49 Vietnam 1.3% 2002
50 Cambodia 1.2% 2004
51 Tunisia 0.86% 1990

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