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The poverty gap in the World

20.8 % in 2015

Poverty gap of World fell gradually from 47.4 % in 1981 to 20.8 % in 2015.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 20.80 -7.96 %
2013 22.60 -7.00 %
2012 24.30 -3.95 %
2011 25.30 -5.95 %
2010 26.90 -7.56 %
2008 29.10 -8.49 %
2005 31.80 -10.42 %
2002 35.50 -6.82 %
1999 38.10 -1.80 %
1996 38.80 -5.60 %
1993 41.10 -0.96 %
1990 41.50
The poverty gap in the World
% 9.2 % in 2015 WB
% % in 2015 WB
Number of Poor 3,384.8 millions in 2015 WB
Poverty Rate 46 % in 2015 WB
$3.20 a day 9.2 % in 2015 WB
$1.90 a day % in 2015 WB
Country (%)
Equatorial Guinea 45.3 in 2006 WB
Zimbabwe 41 in 2003 WB
South Africa 35.6 in 2005 WB
Central African Republic 33.1 in 2008 WB
Madagascar 31.6 in 2004 WB
Eswatini 30.4 in 2009 WB
Lesotho 29.5 in 2010 WB
Zambia 28 in 2010 WB
Gambia 27.9 in 2010 WB
Burundi 25.1 in 2014 WB
Guinea Bissau 25 in 2002 WB
Haiti 24.4 in 2012 WB
Liberia 24.4 in 2007 WB
South Sudan 23.7 in 2009 WB
Togo 22.1 in 2015 WB
Mozambique 21.2 in 2008 WB
Chad 19.7 in 2011 WB
Niger 19.6 in 2011 WB
Malawi 18.9 in 2010 WB
Guinea 18.4 in 2012 WB
Nigeria 17 in 2009 WB
Bolivia 16.8 in 2015 WB
Congo 16.7 in 2011 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 16.3 in 2015 WB
Kenya 16.3 in 2005 WB
Sudan 16.2 in 2009 WB
Sierra Leone 16.1 in 2011 WB
Papua New Guinea 15.7 in 2009 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 15.1 in 2013 WB
Mauritania 14.5 in 2008 WB
Senegal 14.5 in 2010 WB
Cameroon 14.4 in 2014 WB
Angola 12.7 in 2008 WB
Seychelles 12.6 in 2013 WB
Botswana 11.7 in 2003 WB
Timor-Leste 10.4 in 2014 WB
Colombia 10.3 in 2015 WB
Gabon 10 in 2005 WB
Fiji 9.9 in 2008 WB
Benin 9.8 in 2011 WB
Burkina Faso 9.7 in 2014 WB
Yemen 8.9 in 2005 WB
Costa Rica 8.8 in 2015 WB
Namibia 8.8 in 2009 WB
Ecuador 8.5 in 2015 WB
Cabo Verde 8.1 in 2007 WB
Nicaragua 8.1 in 2014 WB
Ethiopia 7.8 in 2010 WB
Ghana 7.8 in 2012 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 7.4 in 2007 WB
North Macedonia 7.2 in 2006 WB
Lebanon 7 in 2012 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 6.7 in 2011 WB
Bangladesh 6.5 in 2010 WB
Tunisia 6.2 in 2005 WB
Palestine 6 in 2011 WB
Pakistan 5.8 in 2013 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 5.5 in 2012 WB
Kyrgyzstan 5.4 in 2014 WB
Nepal 5.4 in 2010 WB
Peru 5.4 in 2015 WB
Mongolia 5.2 in 2014 WB
Uganda 5.2 in 2012 WB
Philippines 5.1 in 2012 WB
Armenia 4.5 in 2014 WB
Viet Nam 4.5 in 2012 WB
Bulgaria 4.2 in 2001 WB
Iraq 4.1 in 2012 WB
India 4 in 2011 WB
Egypt 3.6 in 2004 WB
Jordan 3.6 in 2010 WB
Romania 3.5 in 2005 WB
Algeria 3.2 in 1995 WB
Solomon Islands 3.2 in 2013 WB
Cambodia 3.1 in 2012 WB
Albania 2.9 in 2012 WB
Bhutan 2.6 in 2012 WB
Azerbaijan 2 in 2007 WB
Morocco 1.9 in 2007 WB
Uruguay 1.6 in 2015 WB
Republic of Moldova 1.5 in 2014 WB
Russian Federation 1.3 in 2015 WB
Serbia 1.3 in 2007 WB
Sri Lanka 1.2 in 2012 WB
Malaysia 0.8 in 2009 WB
Mexico 0.4 in 2014 WB
Kazakhstan 0.3 in 2015 WB
Argentina 3 timeseries
Australia 3 timeseries
Austria 3 timeseries
Belarus 3 timeseries
Belgium 3 timeseries
Belize 3 timeseries
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 timeseries
Brazil 3 timeseries
Canada 3 timeseries
Chile 3 timeseries
China 3 timeseries
Comoros 3 timeseries
Croatia 3 timeseries
Cyprus 3 timeseries
Czech Republic 3 timeseries
Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 timeseries
Denmark 3 timeseries
Djibouti 3 timeseries
Dominican Republic 3 timeseries
El Salvador 3 timeseries
Estonia 3 timeseries
Finland 3 timeseries
France 3 timeseries
Georgia 3 timeseries
Germany 3 timeseries
Greece 3 timeseries
Guatemala 3 timeseries
Guyana 3 timeseries
Honduras 3 timeseries
Hungary 3 timeseries
Iceland 3 timeseries
Indonesia 3 timeseries
Iran 3 timeseries
Ireland 3 timeseries
Israel 3 timeseries
Italy 3 timeseries
Jamaica 3 timeseries
Japan 3 timeseries
Kiribati 3 timeseries
Latvia 3 timeseries
Lithuania 3 timeseries
Luxembourg 3 timeseries
Maldives 3 timeseries
Mali 3 timeseries
Malta 3 timeseries
Mauritius 3 timeseries
Montenegro 3 timeseries
Myanmar 3 timeseries
Netherlands 3 timeseries
Norway 3 timeseries
Panama 3 timeseries
Paraguay 3 timeseries
Poland 3 timeseries
Portugal 3 timeseries
Republic of Korea 3 timeseries
Rwanda 3 timeseries
Saint Lucia 3 timeseries
Samoa 3 timeseries
Sao Tome and Principe 3 timeseries
Slovakia 3 timeseries
Slovenia 3 timeseries
Spain 3 timeseries
Suriname 3 timeseries
Sweden 3 timeseries
Switzerland 3 timeseries
Tajikistan 3 timeseries
Thailand 3 timeseries
Tonga 3 timeseries
Trinidad and Tobago 3 timeseries
Turkey 3 timeseries
Turkmenistan 3 timeseries
Tuvalu 3 timeseries
Ukraine 3 timeseries
United Kingdom 3 timeseries
United States of America 3 timeseries
Uzbekistan 3 timeseries
Vanuatu 3 timeseries
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3 timeseries

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