India: Poverty ratio

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Poverty, percent of population

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides 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. 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 lines. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.
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