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Source: World Development Indicators | The World Bank

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Country or AreaYearValue 
Afghanistan20118.41
Afghanistan20077.91
Albania20122.92
Albania20082.33
Albania200543
Albania20025.73
Angola200812.74
Armenia20144.55
Armenia20135.95
Armenia20125.65
Armenia20117.95
Armenia20108.15
Armenia20097.85
Armenia20085.15
Azerbaijan200726
Bangladesh20106.57
Bangladesh200598
Bangladesh200012.88
Benin20119.89
Benin200910.4 
Benin20079.511
Bhutan20122.612
Bhutan20076.112
Bolivia201516.813
Bolivia201416.913
Bolivia201317.613
Bolivia201220.213
Bolivia20112013
Bolivia200924.613
Bolivia200827.813
Bolivia200730.513
Bolivia200632.413
Bolivia200533.313
Bolivia200431.113
Bolivia200234.913
Bolivia200134.513
Bolivia200040.213
Botswana200311.7 
Botswana200211.714
Burkina Faso20149.715
Burkina Faso200915.116
Burkina Faso20031916
Burundi201425.117
Burundi200636.717
Côte d'Ivoire201516.318
Côte d'Ivoire200818.219
Côte d'Ivoire200212.919
Cabo Verde20078.120
Cambodia20123.121
Cambodia20114.222

Footnotes

1 - Source: Central Statistic Organization (CSO) ALCS 2013-14 Poverty report (http://cso.gov.af/Content/files/ALCS/POVERTY.pdf). Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
2 - Source: Instat and World Bank (2013). ALBANIA: TRENDS IN POVERTY 2002-2005-2008-2012. Poverty line is absolute. World Bank estimate.
3 - Source: Albania: trends in poverty 2002-2005-2008. Poverty line is absolute. World Bank estimate.
4 - Source: Angola -Inquérito Integrado sobre o Bem-Estar da População IBEP, 2010. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
5 - Source: National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
6 - Source: Statistical yearbook of Azerbaijan, 2013. State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
7 - Source: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics Source; HIES 2010; based on the BBS method anchored to HIES (2005) upper poverty lines; inflation adjustment based on HIES data, not CPI. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
8 - Source: HIES 1991/92, 1995/96, 2000, and 2005; based on the BBS method anchored to HIES (2005) upper poverty lines deflated to adjust for inflation to generate comparable poverty lines for earlier years. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
9 - Source: INSAE. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
11 - Source: Enquête Modulaire Intégrée sur les Conditions de Vie des Ménages (EMICoV). Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
12 - Source: Bhutan Living Standard Surveys (BLSS). National Statistics Bureau Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Bank. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
13 - Source: Encuesta Continua de Hogares- MECOVI; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals) (www.ine.gov.bo and www.udape.gov.bo) . Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
14 - Source: Botswana Selected Statistical Indicators 1966 -2016. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
15 - Source: Institut national de la statistique et de la démographie: Rapport Enquête multisectorielle continue (EMC) 2014 Profil de pauvreté et d’inégalités The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
16 - Source: Report No.: 69116-BF Burkina Faso Poverty Trends and Profile 2003-2009: A Policy Note 1 (June 2013) The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. Poverty line is absolute. World Bank estimate.
17 - Source: ECVMB 2014. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
18 - Source: Institut National de la Statistque: ENV 2015 Report The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
19 - Source: Institut National de la Statistque: ENV 2015 Report The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. Poverty line is absolute. World Bank estimate.
20 - Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatistica Cabo Verde: Questionário Unifacado de Indicadores Básicos de Bem-Estar QUIBB - CV, 2006. Poverty line is absolute. Government estimate.
21 - Source: WB estimates The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. Poverty line is absolute. World Bank estimate.
22 - Source: WB Staff estimates. Cambodia Poverty Assessment 2013 "Where Have All The Poor Gone?", May 2013. The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. Poverty line is absolute. World Bank estimate.
Source

World Development Indicators

Source:  The World Bank

The World Development Indicators (WDI) is the statistical benchmark that helps measure the progress of development.

The WDI provides a comprehensive overview of development drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partners.

The World Development Indicators (WDI) publication is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. The complete WDI database includes more than 1,200 indicators.
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