For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1993 to 2011. The average value for India during that period was 33.55 percent with a minimum of 21.9 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 45.3 percent in 1993.
The latest value from 2011 is 21.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2011 based on 51
countries is 26.29 percent.
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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.