• Register
search
Log In
Welcome to Askmeghana. You can discuss any issues bothering you. We are here to help you solve all your problems and get the correct information you seek. Join the happy community.


Welcome to the Community!

26k questions

24.6k answers

34.9k users

asked in General Information
edited by

1 Answer

0 votes

For the term as defined in the United States, see Poverty thresholds (United States).

Percentage of population living on less than $1.25 per day. UN estimates 2000-2007.
The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a given country.[1] In practice, like the definition of poverty, the official or common understanding of the poverty line is significantly higher in developed countries than in developing countries. The common international poverty line has in the past been roughly $1 a day. In 2008, the World Bank came out with a revised figure of $1.25 at 2005 purchasing-power parity (PPP).

Population living under 1.25 and
2 dollar (PPP) a day (%)
(International poverty line)
Population living below national poverty line is 28.5% and polpulation living under $2 per day is 51.84%. This is the 2006/7 world bank estimates.

answered
...