Gabon: Poverty ratio

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Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 33.40
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2017
 Average 33.05
 Min - Max 32.70 - 33.40
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 2005 to 2017. The average value for Gabon during that period was 33.05 percent with a minimum of 32.7 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 33.4 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 33.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 56 countries is 20.26 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: National poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line(s). National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys. For economies for which the data are from EU-SILC, the reported year is the income reference year, which is the year before the survey year.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 38.00 2017 index points
 Poverty ratio 33.40 2017 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 2.50 2017 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 31.20 2017 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 27.70 2017 percent
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