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 35.60 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 40.62 in 2001 and a minimum value of 14.00 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 14.00
1997 31.59
1998 20.03
1999 36.34
2000 38.64
2001 40.62
2002 33.96
2003 36.70
2005 33.52
2006 33.63
2007 34.92
2008 32.21
2010 35.60

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 17.99 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 19.53 in 2001 and a minimum value of 4.71 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 4.71
1997 15.74
1998 7.85
1999 17.91
2000 19.29
2001 19.53
2002 15.73
2003 17.65
2005 15.98
2006 15.58
2007 15.19
2008 15.27
2010 17.99

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

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

Source: World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.

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Year Value
2003 28.50
2007 23.40
2008 22.70
2009 24.70

Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line (% of rural population)

Definition: Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.

Source: World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.

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Year Value
2003 33.00
2007 29.40
2008 27.80
2009 30.70

Poverty headcount ratio at urban poverty line (% of urban population)

Definition: Urban poverty rate is the percentage of the urban population living below the national urban poverty line.

Source: World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.

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Year Value
2003 23.70
2007 18.00
2008 17.50
2009 18.40

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates