Pakistan - 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 Pakistan was 6.10 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 62.20 in 1987 and a minimum value of 6.10 in 2013.

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
1987 62.20
1990 59.00
1996 15.90
1998 23.40
2001 28.60
2004 18.00
2005 16.50
2007 13.10
2010 8.30
2011 7.90
2013 6.10

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 Pakistan was 39.70 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 87.90 in 1987 and a minimum value of 39.70 in 2013.

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
1987 87.90
1990 87.20
1996 63.40
1998 66.00
2001 72.40
2004 60.40
2005 59.40
2007 55.30
2010 47.80
2011 46.40
2013 39.70

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

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty lines (% of population) in Pakistan was 29.50 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 64.30 in 2001 and a minimum value of 29.50 in 2013.

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
1998 57.90
2001 64.30
2004 51.70
2005 50.40
2007 44.10
2010 36.80
2011 36.30
2013 29.50

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
2013 35.60

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 Pakistan was 79.50 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 96.90 in 1990 and a minimum value of 79.50 in 2013.

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
1987 96.70
1990 96.90
1996 91.00
1998 90.20
2001 93.10
2004 87.40
2005 87.80
2007 85.90
2010 85.00
2011 83.50
2013 79.50

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
2013 18.24

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Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates