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Income inequality

Nepal > Economy

Poorest quintile's share in national income or consumption, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19967.6 
20046.1 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199668.412
200455.112

Poverty gap ratio at $1 a day (PPP), percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199626.712
200419.712

Proportion of employed people living below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
200350.43

Footnotes:

  1. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  2. Based on nominal per capita consumption averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  3. Nepal Living Standards Survey, 2003/04; employment excludes persons temporarily absent from work

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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