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

YearValueFootnotes
19902.4 
19922.5 
19932.2 
19952.4 
19962.5 
19972.3 
19982.4 
19992.3 
20012.5 
20022.4 
20032.6 
20042.6 
20052.9 
20063 
20073 
20093.3 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199015.512
199213.312
19931312
199510.512
199611.412
19971212
19981112
199911.212
20011112
20029.812
200310.412
200411.712
20057.812
20084.312
20093.812

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

YearValueFootnotes
19904.812
19924.312
19933.812
19952.612
19963.112
19973.312
19982.812
19992.812
20012.812
20022.212
20032.612
20043.812
20051.612
20081.412
20091.112

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

YearValueFootnotes
20072.73

Footnotes:

  1. Based on nominal per capita income averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  2. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  3. National Household Sample Survey, 2007

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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