Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)

Poverty gap at national poverty lines is the mean shortfall from the poverty lines (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the poverty lines. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.
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Country Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%) Rank Year

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Data published by
World Bank – World Development Indicators

Data publisher's source
World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are compiled from official government sources or are computed by World Bank staff using national (i.e. country–specific) poverty lines.


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Variable time span
1990 : 2020