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Income inequality

Nigeria > Economy

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

YearValueFootnotes
19934 
19965 
20045.1 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199349.212
199668.512
200464.412

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

YearValueFootnotes
199322.912
199632.112
200429.612

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

YearValueFootnotes
200458.23

Footnotes:

  1. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  2. Based on nominal per capita consumption averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  3. Nigeria Living Standards Survey (NLSS), 2003/04

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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