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Income inequality

Nicaragua > Economy

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

YearValueFootnotes
19932.6 
19983.2 
20014 
20053.8 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199332.5123
199821.8123
200119.4123
200515.8123

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

YearValueFootnotes
199314.9123
19988.7123
20016.7123
20055.2123

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

YearValueFootnotes
199817.54
200115.85
200512.86

Footnotes:

  1. Based on nominal per capita income averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  2. Based on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) dollars imputed using regression.
  3. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  4. National Household Survey on Living Standards Measurement, 1998
  5. National Household Survey on Living Standards Measurement, 2001
  6. National Household Survey on Living Standards Measurement, 2005

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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