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.
Description: The map below shows how Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of population) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Haiti, with a value of 77.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is China, with a value of 2.80.
Source: Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.