Tunisia - 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 Tunisia was 4.46 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 25.13 in 1985 and a minimum value of 4.46 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
1985 25.13
1990 19.02
1995 20.38
2000 12.82
2005 7.64
2010 4.46

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 Tunisia was 0.74 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.64 in 1985 and a minimum value of 0.74 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
1985 8.64
1990 5.86
1995 6.47
2000 2.55
2005 1.38
2010 0.74

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
2000 32.40
2005 23.30
2010 15.50

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates