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, 2019See also: Population below poverty line map
Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020
World Bank - 11/27/2020 10:26:00 PM
It was becoming increasingly unrealistic to expect that the goal of reducing extreme poverty to below ... the whole population. Shared prosperity and the shared prosperity premium are important indicators of inclusion and well-being in any country and ...
An estimated third of the Brazilian population live below the poverty line
Uruguay News - 11/26/2020 3:05:00 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 ...
China fulfills a dream to end poverty. Not all poor people are feeling better off
Los Angeles Times - 11/28/2020 3:31:00 AM
Beijing says it has met its goal of wiping out extreme poverty in China by the end of 2020. The top-down effort has disrupted untold individual lives.
Zero percent poverty
The Nation Newspaper - 11/24/2020 1:30:00 AM
That country ... Nigeria’s population is about 208 million, far less than China’s. It is disturbing that more than 83 million Nigerians live below the national poverty line, according ...
Over 30 million Filipinos living below poverty line – report
Gulf News - 11/25/2020 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 ...
Caritas Spain: 22% of households below poverty line, another 30% on the cliff
Uruguay News - 11/17/2020 11:07:00 AM
Spain is among the European countries with the highest poverty rates, totalling up to 21.8% of the population -- over the EU average of 16.4%. Only Romania and Latvia rank before Spain in the list.
China’s goodbye to poverty an inspiration for Pakistan: report
Daily Times - 11/28/2020 2:50:00 AM
Home to around 53 million poor people (a quarter of Pakistan’s population) who live below the national poverty line, Pakistan has ... s feat (to delist all 832 countries including last nine ...
1m Palestinians under poverty line in Gaza: UN
The Daily Star - 11/26/2020 8:33:00 PM
The Israel-led blockade of the Gaza Strip cost the Palestinian enclave more than $16bn and pushed more than one million people below the poverty line in just ... the outside world and reconnect ...
Gaza blockade has pushed more than one million people below poverty line
Middle East Eye - 11/26/2020 1:36:00 PM
Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip has pushed more than one million people below the poverty line in just over 10 ... Palestinian territory and the world". Without the opening up that would ...
Addressing Poverty: Towards Empowered Sri Lankan Households
Daily News on MSN.com - 11/26/2020 12:00:00 AM
25 November 2020, Colombo, Sri Lanka–2020 has been a profoundly challenging year for Sri Lanka and the world at ... multidimensional poverty: Achieving the SDGs’, 4.1% of the population in Sri Lanka live below the National poverty line, with 14.3% ...