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
Half of Myanmar's Population Risks Falling Into Poverty by 2022: UNDP
U.S. News & World Report - 4/30/2021 6:01:00 AM
The dual impacts of the pandemic and Myanmar's political crisis triggered by a military coup could result in nearly half the population, or as many as 25 million people, dropping into poverty by 2022,
Coup and Covid pushing half of Myanmar below poverty line, warns UN
The Financial Times - 4/30/2021 7:03:00 AM
The dual blows of Myanmar’s military coup and the coronavirus pandemic will wipe out more than a decade of economic development in one of Asia’s poorest countries and push as many as 12m people into poverty,
Pandemic and political crisis could result in half of Myanmar’s population living in poverty by 2022, UNDP says
Armed robbery in Revesby - 4/30/2021 4:06:00 AM
Yangon - After more than a decade of hard-won gains in the fight against poverty, the number of poor people in Myanmar could double as a result of
Absolute poverty likely to fall under 10 percent of world population in 2015: World Bank
Hebdo Ahram - 3/13/2021 1:34:00 AM
The percentage of the world’s population living in absolute poverty is likely to drop below 10 percent ... living costs across countries (PPP exchange rates). The new line preserves the real ...
An estimated third of the Brazilian population live below the poverty line
Uruguay News - 4/9/2021 3:58:00 PM
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 ...
Half of Myanmar's population risks falling into poverty by 2022: UNDP
Yahoo News - 4/30/2021 6:05:00 AM
(Reuters) - The dual impacts of the pandemic and Myanmar's political crisis triggered by a military coup could result in nearly half the population ... The number of people living below the poverty line is estimated to have increased by 11 percentage ...