Definition: National estimates of the percentage of the population falling below the poverty line are based on surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more generous standards of poverty than poor nations.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Population below poverty line map
Important Facts About The Economy Of Canada
worldatlas.com - 12/6/2016 5:27:20 PM
Canada is one of the world's wealthiest nations ... Canada has an unemployment rate of 6.6%, an inflation of 1% and 12.9% of the population live below poverty line. The Canadian labor force is estimated to be 19 million people. The labor force per sector ...
America’s Best States to Live In
Yahoo Finance - 11/28/2016 11:56:13 PM
Mississippi, the poorest state in the country, trails the other 49 states ... Nationwide, 14.7% of the population lives at or below the poverty line. In New Mexico, over 20% of the population is poor, the second highest poverty rate of any state.
ayearcookingtheworld.com - 11/27/2016 10:52:59 PM
However it remains one of the poorest countries in the world, with around 44.5% of its population living below the poverty line and it ranks 183 out of 187 countries on the UNDP Human Development Index in 2014. The World Food Programme has several ...
World Bank Group Commits $1.3 Billion Support for Madagascar
africa-ontherise.com - 12/5/2016 7:20:04 AM
However, due to successive crises, 90% of the population live below the poverty line and half of the children ... In order to accompany the country on the right track of an inclusive and sustainable growth, the World Bank decided to provide an exceptional ...
The 23 Most Corrupt Countries In The World
educateqia.com - 11/25/2016 4:47:17 AM
Rich in gold, oil, and uranium, Chad’s rampant corruption has left most of its population well below the poverty line giving it the rare distinction of being one of the world’s most corrupt country and one of its poorest. The oil pipeline running from ...
480 Youngsters Kicking Off A Nationwide Journey On This Constitution Day.
thelogicalindian.com - 11/25/2016 2:27:07 PM
With 50% of our population below the ... below the poverty line (Rs 32 a day) figure. On the other hand, the top 1 % of Indians own 50% of the country’s wealth. (India has climbed to being the second most unequal country in the world after South Africa.)
List of Southern African Countries
howafrica.com - 11/28/2016 7:31:22 PM
Formerly one of the poorest countries in the world—with a GDP per capita of about ... of the people who speak Sesotho. About 40% of the population lives below the international poverty line of US $1.25 a day. Officially, the Republic of Namibia ...
Large Syrian Refugee Population in Lebanon Sparks Social Tensions
Voice of America - 12/6/2016 3:08:21 AM
The United Nations does not believe Lebanon is on the brink of collapse but it warns there is a danger the country ... Lebanon's population, the highest concentration per capita of refugees in the world. Seventy percent live below the poverty line compared ...
This couple went on vacation to volunteer in Nepal. Check it out!
laura.productions - 11/28/2016 7:09:53 PM
Sarin: We chose the program because despite Nepal’s popular appeal to tourists, it is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world, with over 25% of its population living below the poverty line. A country of contrasts, Nepal is home to a ...
A government that has plunged this country into a state of regression
nationofchange.org - 11/27/2016 5:09:23 PM
One would think that a country ... living below the poverty line? Which one has a massive inequality of income in which some 400 Americans own more wealth than 50% of other people in this country? The U.S., for years has been regressing in world rankings ...
India's electricity subsidies benefit the rich
chinadialogue.net - 11/25/2016 12:46:54 PM
According to the World ... country by 2017. Connecting the poor Under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY), a rural electrification scheme launched in 2005 and named after India’s former Prime Minister, households below the poverty line ...
“Death Has Become the Solution to Poverty”: Gambia’s Exodus
theleapblog.org - 11/25/2016 6:16:11 PM
And we cannot end poverty without facing climate change. The Gambia is a thin sliver of land in Western Africa, enclosed by Senegal and pierced by the Gambia River. A country of ... The Gambia’s population lives below the poverty line: $1.25 USD per ...
Can Nepalis think?
Ekantipur - 11/29/2016 3:16:39 AM
Politically, we are one of the most unstable countries in the world—24 prime ministers in the last 26 years. Economically, we are one of the poorest nations in the world—25.2 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. We have rich ...
India second most unequal country in the world: Wealth Report
Hindustan Times - 11/24/2016 1:52:30 PM
(AFP File Photo) India is the second most unequal country in the world with the top one per ... “There is still considerable wealth poverty, reflected in the fact that 96% of the adult population has wealth below US $10,000, whereas this percentage ...
The food court
thestatesman.com - 11/27/2016 5:49:21 AM
This was achieved in spite of the increase in population during the period, which almost doubled. Foodgrain production in the country registered a steady ... Every family below the poverty line in rural as well as urban areas will be entitled by law ...