Poland - Poverty gap

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

The value for Poverty gap at $2 a day (PPP) (%) in Poland was 0.06 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.33 in 1993 and a minimum value of 0.03 in 1992.

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
1985 0.15
1987 0.11
1989 0.09
1992 0.03
1993 3.33
1996 2.19
1998 0.12
1999 0.10
2000 0.15
2001 0.14
2002 0.13
2004 0.08
2005 0.12
2006 0.07
2007 0.08
2008 0.08
2009 0.06
2010 0.06

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

Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%) in Poland was 0.03 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 1.57 in 1993, while its lowest value was 0.01 in 1992.

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).

See also:

Year Value
1985 0.13
1987 0.09
1989 0.08
1992 0.01
1993 1.57
1996 0.29
1998 0.05
1999 0.04
2000 0.06
2001 0.05
2002 0.04
2004 0.02
2005 0.04
2006 0.02
2007 0.03
2008 0.04
2009 0.03
2010 0.03

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates