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Country or AreaYearValue 
Afghanistan20119.31
Afghanistan20078.32
Albania201233
Albania20082.64
Albania20055.34
Albania20026.64
Algeria20110.85
Angola200821.66
Armenia20144.57
Armenia20135.38
Armenia20125.19
Armenia20116.910
Armenia20104.611
Armenia20097.311
Armenia20084.711
Bangladesh20107.412
Bangladesh20059.813
Bangladesh200013.713
Benin201110.514
Benin200911.614
Benin200710.115
Bhutan20123.616
Bhutan20078.117
Bolivia201430.518
Bolivia201332.919
Bolivia201235.419
Bolivia201134.419
Bolivia200939.319
Bolivia200843.320
Bolivia200747.919
Bolivia200650.520
Bolivia200554.319
Bolivia200445.921
Bolivia200253.122
Bolivia20015122
Bolivia200065.422
Botswana200218.423
Burkina Faso201411.624
Burkina Faso200917.5 
Burkina Faso200325.4 
Burundi201426.926
Côte d'Ivoire201521.527
Côte d'Ivoire200824.528
Côte d'Ivoire200217.128
Cabo Verde200714.329
Cameroon201422.930
Cameroon200717.531
Cameroon200117.331
Cameroon199641.3 
Central African Republic20083532

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 : La Pauvrete en Algerie en 2011. Direction Des Statistiques Sociales et des Revenus. Septembre 2014 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2011. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
6 - 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.
7 - 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.
8 - 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.
9 - 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.
10 - 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.
11 - 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.
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 - 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.
19 - 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.
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. 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.
22 - 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.
23 - 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.
24 - 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.
26 - 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.
27 - 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.
28 - 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.
29 - 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.
30 - Source : Institut National de la Statistique: PRESENTATION DES PREMIERS RESULTATS DE LA QUATRIEME ENQUÊTE CAMEROUNAISE AUPRES DES MENAGES (ECAM 4) DE 2014 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2007,2014. 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 Statistique: Tendances, profil et déterminants de la pauvreté au Cameroun entre 2001-2007 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2001,2007,2014. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
32 - Source : CAR2008 Rapport ECASEB et Profil 2008 pagine tabulé finalysé 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.
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