Niger - Poverty headcount ratio

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Niger was 45.50 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 81.40 in 1994 and a minimum value of 45.50 in 2014.

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices. 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
1992 78.20
1994 81.40
2005 74.90
2007 72.00
2011 50.30
2014 45.50

Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Niger was 77.50 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 93.90 in 1992 and a minimum value of 77.50 in 2014.

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $3.20 a day at 2011 international prices. 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
1992 93.90
1994 93.80
2005 90.70
2007 90.50
2011 83.30
2014 77.50

Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of population)

Definition: National poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty lines. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

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
2011 48.90
2014 44.50

Rural poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of rural population)

Definition: Rural poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the rural population living below the national poverty lines.

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
2011 55.20

Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Niger was 93.90 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 98.30 in 1994 and a minimum value of 93.90 in 2014.

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 a day at 2011 international prices. 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
1992 98.30
1994 98.30
2005 97.10
2007 96.70
2011 95.80
2014 93.90

Urban poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of urban population)

Definition: Urban poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the urban population living below the national poverty lines.

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
2011 18.60

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates