Madagascar: Poverty at 1.90 USD per day

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 Madagascar

Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day

 Latest value 80.70
 Year 2012
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2012
 Average 70.55
 Min - Max 48.70 - 80.70
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Madagascar from 1980 to 2012. The average value for Madagascar during that period was 70.55 percent with a minimum of 48.7 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 80.7 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2012 is 80.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2012 based on 83 countries is 6.24 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 42.60 2012 index points
 Poverty ratio 70.70 2012 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 80.70 2012 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 98.20 2012 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 33.50 2012 percent
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