In 2011, poverty gap at $1.9 a day for India was 4.3 %. Poverty gap at $1.9 a day of India fell gradually from 20.2 % in 1977 to 4.3 % in 2011.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) is the mean shortfall in income or consumption from the poverty line $1.90 a day (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.