Lithuania - Poverty gap

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

Poverty gap at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Lithuania was 0.70 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 1.30 in 2004, while its lowest value was 0.10 in 1988.

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
1988 0.10
1993 0.90
2004 1.30
2005 0.90
2006 0.70
2007 0.70
2008 0.90
2009 1.20
2010 1.00
2011 0.50
2012 0.70
2013 0.50
2014 0.70

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

The value for Poverty gap at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Lithuania was 1.20 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.00 in 1993 and a minimum value of 0.10 in 1988.

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
1988 0.10
1993 8.00
2004 2.70
2005 1.80
2006 1.30
2007 1.10
2008 1.30
2009 2.00
2010 1.60
2011 0.80
2012 0.90
2013 0.80
2014 1.20

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

The value for Poverty gap at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (%) in Lithuania was 2.30 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 26.70 in 1993 and a minimum value of 0.50 in 1988.

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
1988 0.50
1993 26.70
2004 7.00
2005 4.50
2006 2.70
2007 1.90
2008 2.10
2009 3.80
2010 3.20
2011 1.80
2012 2.00
2013 1.90
2014 2.30

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates