Belgium - Poverty gap

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

Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Belgium was 0.000 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 10 years was 0.100 in 2013, while its lowest value was 0.000 in 2004.

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
2004 0.000
2005 0.100
2006 0.100
2007 0.100
2008 0.100
2009 0.100
2010 0.100
2011 0.100
2012 0.100
2013 0.100
2014 0.000

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

The value for Poverty gap at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Belgium was 0.000 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.200 in 2005 and a minimum value of 0.000 in 2014.

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
2004 0.100
2005 0.200
2006 0.100
2007 0.100
2008 0.100
2009 0.100
2010 0.100
2011 0.100
2012 0.100
2013 0.100
2014 0.000

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

The value for Poverty gap at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Belgium was 0.100 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 10 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.300 in 2005 and a minimum value of 0.100 in 2004.

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
2004 0.100
2005 0.300
2006 0.200
2007 0.200
2008 0.100
2009 0.100
2010 0.200
2011 0.200
2012 0.200
2013 0.200
2014 0.100

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates