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 4.25 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 25.14 in 1985 and a minimum value of 4.25 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 25.14
1990 19.04
1995 20.39
2000 12.82
2005 8.06
2010 4.25

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 1.06 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.65 in 1985 and a minimum value of 1.06 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 8.65
1990 5.87
1995 6.48
2000 2.55
2005 1.35
2010 1.06

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

Definition: National poverty rate is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

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
2000 32.40
2005 23.30
2010 15.50

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates