Kazakhstan - Poverty gap

Poverty gap at $2 a day (PPP) (%)

The value for Poverty gap at $2 a day (PPP) (%) in Kazakhstan was 0.12 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5.92 in 2001 and a minimum value of 0.02 in 1988.

Definition: Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

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
1988 0.02
1993 4.28
1996 4.93
2001 5.92
2002 4.11
2003 2.92
2004 2.11
2005 0.09
2006 0.60
2007 0.25
2008 0.19
2010 0.12

Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%)

Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%) in Kazakhstan was 0.01 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 1.28 in 2001, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 2005.

Definition: Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

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
1988 0.01
1993 0.47
1996 0.92
2001 1.28
2002 0.68
2003 0.44
2004 0.27
2005 0.00
2006 0.06
2007 0.02
2008 0.00
2010 0.01

Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)

The value for Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%) in Kazakhstan was 0.40 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 12 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14.80 in 2001 and a minimum value of 0.40 in 2013.

Definition: 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.

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
2001 14.80
2002 13.30
2003 10.20
2004 8.30
2005 7.50
2006 3.90
2007 2.40
2008 2.30
2009 1.30
2010 1.10
2011 0.90
2012 0.50
2013 0.40

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates