India: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for India from 1977 to 2011. The average value for India during that period was 43.1 percent with a minimum of 21.2 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 61.6 percent in 1977.
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Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.