In 2011, poverty gap at $5.5 a day for India was 43.5 %. Poverty gap at $5.5 a day of India fell gradually from 64.2 % in 1977 to 43.5 % in 2011.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Poverty gap at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) is the mean shortfall in income or consumption from the poverty line $5.50 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.