Georgia - Poverty headcount ratio

Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day (PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day (PPP) (% of population) in Georgia was 31.28 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 40.82 in 2001 and a minimum value of 14.01 in 1996.

Definition: Population below $2 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.00 a day at 2005 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.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

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Year Value
1996 14.01
1997 34.60
1998 29.97
1999 36.21
2000 38.92
2001 40.82
2002 33.47
2003 36.46
2004 33.52
2005 32.88
2006 32.92
2007 33.41
2008 31.78
2009 31.76
2010 35.76
2011 33.51
2012 31.28

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population) in Georgia was 14.14 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.04 in 2010 and a minimum value of 4.72 in 1996.

Definition: Population below $1.25 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.25 a day at 2005 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.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

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Year Value
1996 4.72
1997 17.52
1998 13.36
1999 17.19
2000 17.75
2001 17.42
2002 14.19
2003 15.62
2004 15.11
2005 14.86
2006 13.87
2007 14.75
2008 14.05
2009 13.99
2010 18.04
2011 16.05
2012 14.14

Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of population) in Georgia was 14.80 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 5 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 20.90 in 2010 and a minimum value of 14.80 in 2012.

Definition: National poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty lines. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

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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Year Value
2007 20.10
2008 17.70
2009 17.40
2010 20.90
2011 17.70
2012 14.80

Rural poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of rural population)

The value for Rural poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of rural population) in Georgia was 18.80 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 5 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 24.70 in 2010 and a minimum value of 18.80 in 2012.

Definition: Rural poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the rural population living below the national poverty lines.

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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Year Value
2007 24.20
2008 21.90
2009 20.60
2010 24.70
2011 21.90
2012 18.80

Urban poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of urban population)

The value for Urban poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of urban population) in Georgia was 10.50 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 5 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17.10 in 2010 and a minimum value of 10.50 in 2012.

Definition: Urban poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the urban population living below the national poverty lines.

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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Year Value
2007 16.20
2008 13.40
2009 14.20
2010 17.10
2011 13.30
2012 10.50

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates