Poverty & Equity Data

Poverty & Equity Data
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Global Poverty Indicators

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day
(% of population)
34.8% 10.7%


Number of poor at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (millions)
1,840 766


Source: PovcalNet

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Poverty headcount ratio, at $1.90 a day


Source: PovcalNet

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Inequality in the World (GINI coefficient 1981-2014)


Source: PovcalNet