|Rank||Country||Population below poverty line (%)|
|4||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||71|
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, 2012See also: Population below poverty line map
The great disconnect: A big chunk of the world’s offline population actually lives in the U.S.
Washington Post - 10/1/2014 1:24:16 PM
... of the country’s offline population falls below the poverty line, the highest proportion in any other country except Mexico. Take a minute to think about that, dear Internet-enabled reader: In the country with the world’s highest GDP, the country ...
World Bank to Support Rural Poverty Reduction in China’s Guizhou Province
The World Bank - 9/30/2014 10:29:29 PM
WASHINGTON, September 30, 2014 – Today, the World Bank Board of Executive ... Out of a total population of 40 million people, 11.5 million live below China’s official rural poverty line of RMB2,300 yuan a year (about US$375 a year).
Study finds a big portion of the world’s offline population lives in the U.S.
techtimes.com - 10/1/2014 8:26:37 PM
Consulting firm McKinsey & Co. analyzed 20 years of research regarding global Internet adopting, finding that despite increasing technology use, the United States makes the list of the 20 countries ... population in the U.S. living below the poverty line.
Top 10 Countries By Population Below Poverty Line
Jagran Josh - 9/25/2014 11:54:09 PM
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 ...
Is poverty a barrier to democratisation?
opinion.bdnews24.com - 10/1/2014 3:40:17 PM
If that were true, how does poverty affect democratisation of a country like Bangladesh where 26 percent out of the 160 million people of the country live below the standardised poverty line ... theories that hint that a population may be deliberately ...
Fresh focus on old age poverty in Australia
Australian Ageing Agenda - 9/30/2014 10:29:29 PM
Australia has ranked inside the top 15 countries in the world for ... the highest old age poverty rate (35.5 per cent) in its region, which includes countries in Western Europe, North America and Australasia. Australia also scored below average on pension ...
Basic needs and poverty as deprivation
Stabroek News - 9/28/2014 8:48:39 AM
My last column noted that poverty measures based on income/consumption surveys, like the previously considered World Bank 1992 ... how respondents coped with the pressures of living below the poverty line. The tale revealed would be readily recognized ...
Half of Sudan’s population living below the poverty line: World Bank
Sudan Tribune - 4/30/2014 11:57:53 PM
April 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The World Bank’s (WB) country director for Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, Bella Bird, said that half of Sudan’s population is living below the poverty line and noted that the percentage of poor people in the capital ...
Half of country’s population living below poverty line
Dawn - 6/9/2014 5:59:39 AM
It means that one out of two people in a population of over 188 million live below the poverty line — defined as earning less than $2 a day, based on international standards for middle income countries. According to the World Bank’s Poverty Head Count ...
Decline in below poverty line population: Centre
Firstpost - 2/19/2014 11:09:04 AM
New Delhi: The Centre today said there is a noticeable decline in below poverty line population in the country between 2004 and 2012. As per poverty estimates released by the Planning Commission, the percentage of population below poverty line in urban ...
Decline in below poverty line population: Government
Financial Express - 2/19/2014 11:23:23 AM
SummaryPopulation below poverty ... decline in below poverty line population in the country between 2004 and 2012. As per poverty estimates released by the Planning Commission, the percentage of population below poverty line in urban areas has declined ...
GDP: 40pc of Muslim states’ population fall below poverty line
The Express Tribune - 6/14/2013 11:43:41 PM
Laghari said that the contribution of OIC member states to world GDP was only eight per cent while 40 per cent of the population of these countries lived below poverty level. He said only a paltry sum of 0.81 per cent of GDP is spent on research and ...
'Only 26.7% below poverty line by 2015'
Zee News - 4/29/2013 11:52:18 AM
Bangkok: India on Monday said that with continuous and concerted efforts, people living below poverty line will be down to 26.7 percent ... meet here that for a country with a population of 1.2 billion people, targeted poverty reduction was manifest ...
16% of Uzbek population lives below poverty line – World Bank
Hispanic Business - 6/11/2014 9:17:43 AM
Thus, 16% of the Uzbek population lives below the poverty line, according to the World Development ... and quality of life – and ranks Uzbekistan at 114th place among 186 countries in the world. At the same time, he suggested everyone in the world ...