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India - Poverty gap at $5.5 a day based on purchasing-power-parity

43.5 (%) in 2011

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.

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What is poverty gap at $5.5 a day?

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.

What is India poverty gap at $5.5 a day?

Date Value Change, %
2011 43.5 -12.30 %
2009 49.6 -6.94 %
2004 53.3 -7.63 %
1993 57.7 0.87 %
1987 57.2 -6.99 %
1983 61.5 -4.21 %
1977 64.2