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Income inequality

Sri Lanka > Economy

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

YearValueFootnotes
19918.7 
19967.9 
20026.8 
20076.9 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19911512
199616.312
20021412
2007712

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

YearValueFootnotes
19912.712
1996312
20022.612
2007112

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

YearValueFootnotes
200211.73

Footnotes:

  1. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  2. Based on nominal per capita consumption averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  3. Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2001-2002

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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