Bolivia - Poverty gap

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

Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Bolivia was 3.40 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 19.10 in 2000, while its lowest value was 1.40 in 1990.

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
1990 1.40
1997 10.00
1999 15.30
2000 19.10
2001 13.40
2002 14.20
2004 6.00
2005 11.00
2006 9.20
2007 7.00
2008 6.00
2009 6.30
2011 3.70
2012 4.80
2013 3.80
2014 3.20
2015 3.40

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

The value for Poverty gap at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Bolivia was 6.10 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 26.10 in 2000 and a minimum value of 6.00 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
1990 7.70
1997 16.40
1999 22.10
2000 26.10
2001 20.20
2002 21.20
2004 12.30
2005 17.50
2006 15.10
2007 12.80
2008 10.40
2009 10.10
2011 6.80
2012 8.00
2013 6.60
2014 6.00
2015 6.10

Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)

The value for Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%) in Bolivia was 16.80 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 40.20 in 2000 and a minimum value of 16.80 in 2015.

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
2000 40.20
2001 34.50
2002 34.90
2004 31.10
2005 33.30
2006 32.40
2007 30.50
2008 27.80
2009 24.60
2011 20.00
2012 20.20
2013 17.60
2014 16.90
2015 16.80

Rural poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)

The value for Rural poverty gap at national poverty lines (%) in Bolivia was 30.50 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 65.40 in 2000 and a minimum value of 30.50 in 2014.

Definition: Rural poverty gap at national poverty lines is the rural population's 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
2000 65.40
2001 51.00
2002 53.10
2004 45.90
2005 54.30
2006 50.50
2007 47.90
2008 43.30
2009 39.30
2011 34.40
2012 35.40
2013 32.90
2014 30.50

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

The value for Poverty gap at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Bolivia was 11.90 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.00 in 2000 and a minimum value of 11.70 in 2014.

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
1990 21.30
1997 27.50
1999 32.50
2000 37.00
2001 31.70
2002 33.00
2004 24.50
2005 29.10
2006 25.80
2007 24.30
2008 19.40
2009 17.60
2011 13.40
2012 14.40
2013 12.70
2014 11.70
2015 11.90

Urban poverty gap at national poverty lines (%)

The value for Urban poverty gap at national poverty lines (%) in Bolivia was 10.50 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 25.60 in 2000 and a minimum value of 10.40 in 2013.

Definition: Urban poverty gap at national poverty lines is the urban population's 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
2000 25.60
2001 24.60
2002 23.80
2004 22.20
2005 22.80
2006 21.80
2007 21.20
2008 19.60
2009 17.00
2011 12.80
2012 12.90
2013 10.40
2014 10.50

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates