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

86.8 (%) in 2011

In 2011, poverty ratio at $5.5 a day for India was 86.8 %. Poverty ratio at $5.5 a day of India fell gradually from 96.7 % in 1977 to 86.8 % in 2011.

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What is poverty ratio at $5.5 a day?

Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 a day at 2011 international prices. 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 ratio at $5.5 a day?

Date Value Change, %
2011 86.8 -4.30 %
2009 90.7 -2.05 %
2004 92.6 -2.83 %
1993 95.3 0.53 %
1987 94.8 -1.46 %
1983 96.2 -0.52 %
1977 96.7