Poverty & Equity

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India


Country Indicators

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
$1,560 $1,590
GDP growth (annual %)
7.2% 7.6%
Population, total (millions)
1,279.5 1,311.1
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)
31.4% 21.3%

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Poverty headcount ratio, at $1.90 a day
POVERTY TREND (BY INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS):
PEOPLE LIVING ON LESS THAN $1.90 A DAY
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
POVERTY TREND (BY NATIONAL STANDARDS):
PEOPLE LIVING BELOW NATIONAL POVERTY LINE
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
COUNTRY INEQUALITY TREND:
DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME OR CONSUMPTION BY QUINTILE
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
COUNTRY INEQUALITY TREND:
GINI INDEX
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
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