Azerbaijan - Poverty gap

Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (%)

Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Azerbaijan was 0.00 as of 2005. Its highest value over the past 10 years was 2.20 in 1995, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 2002.

Definition: Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) is the mean shortfall in income or consumption from the poverty line $1.90 a day (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1995 2.20
2001 0.50
2002 0.00
2003 0.00
2004 0.00
2005 0.00

Poverty gap at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (%)

The value for Poverty gap at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Azerbaijan was 0.00 as of 2005. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.00 in 1995 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 2004.

Definition: Poverty gap at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) is the mean shortfall in income or consumption from the poverty line $3.20 a day (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1995 8.00
2001 4.10
2002 0.10
2003 0.10
2004 0.00
2005 0.00

Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)

Definition: Poverty gap at national poverty lines is the mean shortfall from the poverty lines (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the poverty lines. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

Source: World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are compiled from official government sources or are computed by World Bank staff using national (i.e. country–specific) poverty lines.

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Year Value
2007 2.00

Poverty gap at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (%)

The value for Poverty gap at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Azerbaijan was 0.90 as of 2005. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.70 in 1995 and a minimum value of 0.90 in 2005.

Definition: Poverty gap at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) is the mean shortfall in income or consumption from the poverty line $5.50 a day (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1995 23.70
2001 17.50
2002 2.80
2003 3.20
2004 2.10
2005 0.90

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates