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India - Poverty headcount ratio at $1.9 PPP a day

21.2 (%) in 2011

In 2011, poverty rate for India was 21.2 %. Poverty rate of India fell gradually from 60 % in 1977 to 21.2 % in 2011.

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What is poverty rate?

Population below $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices.

What is India poverty rate?

Date Value Change, %
2011 21.2 -31.83 %
2009 31.1 -18.59 %
2004 38.2 -16.78 %
1993 45.9 2.46 %
1987 44.8 -16.88 %
1983 53.9 -10.17 %
1977 60.0