Kazakhstan - Poverty gap

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

The value for Poverty gap at $2 a day (PPP) (%) in Kazakhstan was 0.18 as of 2009. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.53 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 10.53
2002 5.43
2003 3.91
2004 2.77
2006 0.62
2007 0.26
2008 0.16
2009 0.18

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

Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%) in Kazakhstan was 0.03 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 3.72 in 2001, while its lowest value was 0.01 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 0.01
1993 0.47
1996 0.92
2001 3.72
2002 0.89
2003 0.48
2004 0.27
2006 0.13
2007 0.05
2008 0.03
2009 0.03

Poverty gap at national poverty line (%)

The value for Poverty gap at national poverty line (%) in Kazakhstan was 0.90 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 8 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.20 in 2003 and a minimum value of 0.90 in 2011.

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

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 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

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates