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 52
countries is 22.78 percent.
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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.