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India - Poverty gap at $1.9 a day based on purchasing-power-parity

4.3 (%) in 2011

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.

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What is poverty gap at $1.9 a day?

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.

What is India poverty gap at $1.9 a day?

Date Value Change, %
2011 4.3 -38.57 %
2009 7.0 -23.91 %
2004 9.2 -23.97 %
1993 12.1 0.83 %
1987 12.0 -28.14 %
1983 16.7 -17.33 %
1977 20.2