Pakistan - 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 Pakistan was 50.67 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 89.16 in 1987 and a minimum value of 50.67 in 2010.

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
1987 89.16
1990 88.18
1996 83.26
1998 66.54
2001 73.91
2004 60.31
2005 60.98
2007 55.83
2010 50.67

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 Pakistan was 12.74 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 66.46 in 1987 and a minimum value of 12.74 in 2010.

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
1987 66.46
1990 64.71
1996 48.14
1998 29.05
2001 35.87
2004 22.59
2005 22.58
2007 17.15
2010 12.74

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

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
1998 30.60
2001 34.50
2004 23.90
2005 22.30

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

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
1998 34.70
2001 39.30
2004 28.10
2005 27.00

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

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
1998 20.90
2001 22.70
2004 14.90
2005 13.10

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates