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

59.6 (%) in 2011

In 2011, poverty gap at $5.5 a day for Sierra Leone was 59.6 %. Between 1989 and 2011, poverty gap at $5.5 a day of Sierra Leone was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 70.5 % in 1989 to 59.6 % 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 Sierra Leone poverty gap at $5.5 a day?

Date Value Change, %
2011 59.6 -5.40 %
2003 63.0 -10.64 %
1989 70.5