Tonga: Poverty ratio

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 Tonga

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 22.50
 Year 2009
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2009
 Average 19.35
 Min - Max 16.20 - 22.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tonga from 2000 to 2009. The average value for Tonga during that period was 19.35 percent with a minimum of 16.2 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 22.5 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2009 is 22.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2009 based on 50 countries is 23.07 percent. 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 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 33.50 2015 index points
 Poverty ratio 22.50 2009 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 1.80 2015 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 47.90 2015 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 26.80 2015 percent
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