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

YearValueFootnotes
19937.8 
19988 
20027.5 
20047.1 
20067.1 
20087.3 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199363.712
199849.712
200240.112
200424.212
200621.312
200813.112

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

YearValueFootnotes
199323.612
199815.112
200211.212
20045.112
20064.612
20082.312

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

YearValueFootnotes
200422.73
200620.44

Footnotes:

  1. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  2. Based on nominal per capita consumption averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  3. Viet Nam Household Living Standard Survey (VHLSS), 2004
  4. Vietnam Household Living Standard Survey (VHLSS), 2006

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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