In 2011, poverty rate at national poverty line for India was 21.9 %. Poverty rate at national poverty line of India fell gradually from 45.3 % in 1993 to 21.9 % in 2011.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
National poverty rate is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.