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Income inequality

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Poorest quintile's share in national income or consumption, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199210 
19969.3 
20009.3 
20059.4 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199266.812
199659.412
200057.812
200549.612

Poverty gap ratio at $1 a day (PPP), percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199221.112
199617.912
200017.312
200513.112

Proportion of employed people living below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
200056.13
200550.14

Footnotes:

  1. Based on per capita consumption averages and distributions estimated from household survey data adjusted by spatial consumer price data.
  2. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  3. Household Income and Expenditure Survey, 2000
  4. Household Income and Expenditure Survey, 2004

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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