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Country or AreaYearValue 
Afghanistan20118.41
Afghanistan20077.92
Albania20122.93
Albania20082.34
Albania200544
Albania20025.74
Angola200812.75
Armenia20144.56
Armenia20135.97
Armenia20125.68
Armenia20117.99
Armenia20108.110
Armenia20097.810
Armenia20085.110
Azerbaijan2007211
Bangladesh20106.512
Bangladesh2005913
Bangladesh200012.813
Benin20119.814
Benin200910.414
Benin20079.515
Bhutan20122.616
Bhutan20076.117
Bolivia201516.818
Bolivia201416.919
Bolivia201317.620
Bolivia201220.220
Bolivia20112020
Bolivia200924.620
Bolivia200827.821
Bolivia200730.520
Bolivia200632.421
Bolivia200533.320
Bolivia200431.122
Bolivia200234.923
Bolivia200134.523
Bolivia200040.223
Botswana200311.724
Botswana200211.725
Burkina Faso20149.726
Burkina Faso200915.1 
Burkina Faso200319 
Burundi201425.128
Burundi200636.729
Côte d'Ivoire201516.330
Côte d'Ivoire200818.231
Côte d'Ivoire200212.931
Cabo Verde20078.132
Cambodia20123.133
Cambodia20114.234

Footnotes

1 - Source : World Bank estimates The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. Most Recent Comparable Series:2007,2011. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
2 - Source : World Bank Source; Poverty figures are not comparable due to seasonality and changes in the questionnaires used The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. Most Recent Comparable Series:2007,2011. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
3 - Source : Instat and World Bank (2013). ALBANIA: TRENDS IN POVERTY 2002-2005-2008-2012 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. Most Recent Comparable Series:2002,2005,2008,2012. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
4 - Source : World Bank Source; Albania: trends in poverty 2002-2005-2008 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. Most Recent Comparable Series:2002,2005,2008,2012. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
5 - Source : Angola -Inquérito Integrado sobre o Bem-Estar da População IBEP, 2010 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2008. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
6 - Source : Social snapshot and poverty in Armenia, 2015 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
7 - Source : Social snapshot and poverty in Armenia, 2014 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
8 - Source : Social snapshot and poverty in Armenia, 2013. Poverty profile and labor market developments in 2008-2012. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
9 - Source : Social snapshot and poverty in Armenia, 2012. Poverty profile and Labor Market developments in 2008-2011. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
10 - Source : Social snapshot and poverty in Armenia, 2011. Poverty profile and Labor Market developments in 2008-2010. National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
11 - Source : Statistical yearbook of Azerbaijan, 2013. State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
12 - 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. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2005,2010. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
13 - Source : World Bank 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. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2005,2010. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
14 - Source : Enquete Modulaire Integree sur les Conditions de Vie des Menages 2ème Édition (EMICov 2011) - Note sur la pauvrete au Benin The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2006,2007,2009,2011. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
15 - Source : Enquête Modulaire Intégrée sur les Conditions de Vie des Ménages (EMICoV): Principaux indicateurs The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2006,2007,2009,2011. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
16 - Source : National Source. Bhutan Poverty Analysis 2012. National Statistics Bureau Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Bank. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2007,2012. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:2003. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
17 - Source : National Source; estimates for 2003 and 2007 are not comparable. Poverty Analysis Report 2007. National Statistics Bureau Royal Government of Bhutan (December 2007) and Poverty and Inequality in Bhutan (2004). The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2007,2012. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:2003. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
18 - Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
19 - The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
20 - Source : National Source (www.ine.gov.bo and www.udape.gov.bo) Encuesta de Hogares; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals) The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
21 - Source : National Source (www.ine.gov.bo and www.udape.gov.bo) Encuesta de Hogares; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals) The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
22 - Source : National Source (www.ine.gov.bo and www.udape.gov.bo) Encuesta de Hogares. This survey was carried out from 2003-2004. The official poverty rates are considered for both years. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
23 - Source : National Source (www.ine.gov.bo and www.udape.gov.bo) Encuesta Continua de Hogares- MECOVI; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals) The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
24 - Source : Central Statistics office: Poverty Datum Line for Botswana 2003 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:1985,1993,2002,2003,2009. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
25 - Source : Central Statistics office: Poverty Datum Line for Botswana 2003 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2002,2009. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
26 - 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. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2014. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2009. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
28 - Source : BURUNDI : PROFIL ET DÉTERMINANTS DE LA PAUVRETÉRapport de l’enquête modulaire sur les conditions de vie des ménages 2013/2014 The welfare measure used is consumption per adult equivalent. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2014. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:2006. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
29 - Source : Republic of Burundi: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: PRSP First Annual Progress Report. IMF Country Report No. 07/46 The welfare measure used is consumption per adult equivalent. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2006. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
30 - Source : Institut National de la Statistque: ENV 2015 Report The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2002,2008,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
31 - Source : Institut National de la Statistque: ENV 2015 Report The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2002,2008,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
32 - Source : Instituto Nacional de Estatistica Cabo Verde: Questionário Unifacado de Indicadores Básicos de Bem-Estar QUIBB - CV, 2006 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2007. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
33 - Source : WB estimates The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
34 - Source : WB Staff estimates. Cambodia Poverty Assessment 2013 "Where Have All The Poor Gone?", May 2013. The welfare measure used is consumption per capita. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
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World Development Indicators

Source:  The World Bank

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