Definition: National estimates of the percentage of the population falling below the poverty line are based on surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more generous standards of poverty than poor nations.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Population below poverty line map
UN: 70% of N’west Population Live below Poverty Line
This Day - 9/29/2022 9:54:00 PM
The United Nations (UN) has lamented the spate of the nutrition crisis in the North-west region of Nigeria, saying 70 per cent of the region’s population live below the poverty line. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria,
Urban and rural poor are different, according to Swiss study
Phys.org - 9/29/2022 2:08:00 PM
According to a study from the World Bank, global poverty is unequally distributed among urban and rural areas: four out of five people with income below the poverty line live in rural regions. Previously,
More on the intricacies of poverty in India
The New Indian Express - 10/1/2022 1:40:00 AM
Poverty is complex and cannot be captured only through a head count ratio and percentage of individuals who cannot afford that minimum consumption basket.
Poverty is a persistent crisis
Big News Network.com - 9/16/2022 7:59:00 AM
With the cost of living growing and home ownership becoming increasingly distant governments need to pull Australia out of its downward spiral of poverty
An estimated third of the Brazilian population live below the poverty line
Uruguay News - 9/6/2022 12:15:00 AM
But anyone who lives on US$ 2.00 is still poor by Brazilian standards” A new system implemented by the World Bank to measure the number of people who live below the poverty line has meant that ...
40% of COVID recovery funds in developing nations went to big companies, not the poorest people: report
MarketWatch on MSN.com - 9/28/2022 9:23:00 PM
With COVID help scarcer and inflation flaring, 100 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty this year, the Financial Transparency Coalition says.
Over 30 million Filipinos living below poverty line – report
Gulf News - 8/22/2022 12:00:00 AM
More than 40 per cent of the Philippines 76.5 million inhabitants are living below the poverty line, a report by ... commission also warned that country's rapid population growth could also ...
Argentina: Surveys indicate 40.8% of the population lives below the poverty line
Uruguay News - 8/26/2022 12:00:00 AM
As to the poverty rate among homes and population ... The 40.8% below the poverty line includes 16 million out of a universe of 40 million Argentines in the urban areas of the country.
UN Report : 36% Of Palestinians Live Below Poverty Line
MENAFN - 9/15/2022 6:29:00 AM
New York, Sep. 15 (Petra) -- About 36 percent of the Palestinian population lives below the poverty line, the latest report issued Wednesday by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD ...
70% of North-West Population Live Below Poverty Line, Says UN
This Day - 9/29/2022 2:56:00 AM
The United Nations (UN) has lamented the spate of the nutrition crisis in the north-west region of Nigeria, saying 70 per cent of the region’s population live below the poverty line. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria,