Pakistan - Poverty headcount ratio

Poverty headcount ratio at $3.10 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $3.10 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Pakistan was 44.97 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 86.67 in 1987 and a minimum value of 44.97 in 2010.

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $3.10 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $3.10 a day at 2011 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. Note: five countries -- Bangladesh, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Jordan, and Lao PDR -- use the 2005 PPP conversion factors and corresponding $1.25 a day and $2 a day poverty lines. This is due to the large deviations in the rate of change in PPP factors relative to the rate of change in domestic consumer price indexes. See Box 1.1 in the Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016 (http://www.worldbank.org/en/publication/global-monitoring-report) for a detailed explanation.

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 86.67
1990 85.57
1996 60.54
1998 63.82
2001 69.92
2004 58.11
2005 57.06
2007 53.24
2010 44.97

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Pakistan was 8.30 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 62.16 in 1987 and a minimum value of 8.30 in 2010.

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 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. Note: five countries -- Bangladesh, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Jordan, and Lao PDR -- use the 2005 PPP conversion factors and corresponding $1.25 a day and $2 a day poverty lines. This is due to the large deviations in the rate of change in PPP factors relative to the rate of change in domestic consumer price indexes. See Box 1.1 in the Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016 (http://www.worldbank.org/en/publication/global-monitoring-report) for a detailed explanation.

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 62.16
1990 58.96
1996 15.92
1998 23.44
2001 28.49
2004 18.05
2005 16.49
2007 13.25
2010 8.30

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

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of population) in Pakistan was 29.50 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 64.30 in 2001 and a minimum value of 29.50 in 2013.

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 57.90
2001 64.30
2004 51.70
2005 50.40
2007 44.10
2010 36.80
2011 36.30
2013 29.50

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
2013 35.60

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
2013 18.24

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates