Description

Population below $2 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.00 a day at 2005 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.

Value Range

From 0.1% in Russian Federation to 94.8 in Liberia (data is missing for many countries).

Data

<div style="width:500px; font-family:'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height:20px"><div style="background-color:#333; padding:0px 5px; font-weight:bold"><div style="color:#fff; font-size:12px; line-height:20px;"><a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI.POV.2DAY/countries?display=default" style="color:#fff;text-decoration:none;" class="active">Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day (PPP) (% of population)</a></div></div><script type="text/javascript">widgetContext = { "url": "http://data.worldbank.org/widgets/indicator/0/web_widgets_2/SI.POV.2DAY/countries", "width": 500, "height": 325, "widgetid": "web_widget_iframe_930c298f25a3abe0ac4ab0280642c2f6" };</script><div id="web_widget_iframe_930c298f25a3abe0ac4ab0280642c2f6"></div><script src="http://data.worldbank.org/profiles/datafinder/modules/contrib/web_widgets/iframe/web_widgets_iframe.js"></script><div style="font-size: 10px; color:#000">Data from <a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI.POV.2DAY/countries?display=default" style="color:#CCC;">World Bank</a></div></div>


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Sources

Data for this indicator are provided at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI.POV.2DAY/