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Country or AreaYearValue 
Afghanistan201127.61
Afghanistan200728.92
Albania201213.63
Albania200810.14
Albania200511.24
Albania200219.54
Algeria20115.85
Angola200818.76
Argentina20134.77
Argentina20125.48
Argentina20116.58
Argentina20109.98
Argentina200913.28
Argentina200815.38
Argentina200720.68
Argentina200626.99
Argentina200533.810
Argentina200440.211
Argentina200347.812
Armenia20143013
Armenia201332.214
Armenia201232.515
Armenia201135.216
Armenia201035.717
Armenia200933.717
Armenia200827.617
Armenia200148.518
Azerbaijan200155.719
Bangladesh201021.320
Bangladesh200528.421
Bangladesh200035.221
Belarus20153.722
Belarus20143.723
Belarus20134.223
Belarus20125.223
Belarus20115.824
Belarus20103.824
Belarus2009425
Belarus20084.425
Belarus20075.625
Belarus20069.125
Belarus200510.925
Belarus200037.925
Benin201131.426
Benin200929.826
Benin200728.327
Benin200635.428
Bhutan20121.829
Bhutan20071.730
Bolivia201430.631

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 : National Source (www.indec.gov.ar). Poverty estimates correspond to Semester 1.  As of 2013, INDEC ceased the publication of poverty series. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:1998,1999,2000,2001,2002. 3rd Most Recent Comparable Series:1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
8 - Source : National Source (www.indec.gov.ar) Encuesta Permanente de Hogares – Continua; starting in 2006 estimates cover same 32 urban areas; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals). Poverty estimates correspond to Semester 2. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:1998,1999,2000,2001,2002. 3rd Most Recent Comparable Series:1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
9 - Source : National Source (www.indec.gov.ar) Encuesta Permanente de Hogares – Continua; starting in 2006 estimates cover same 32 urban areas; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals). Poverty estimates correspond to Semester 2. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:1998,1999,2000,2001,2002. 3rd Most Recent Comparable Series:1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
10 - Source : National Source (www.indec.gov.ar) Encuesta Permanente de Hogares – Continua; from 2003 to 2005 estimates 29 urban areas; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals). Poverty estimates correspond to Semester 2. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:1998,1999,2000,2001,2002. 3rd Most Recent Comparable Series:1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
11 - Source : National Source (www.indec.gov.ar) Encuesta Permanente de Hogares – Continua; from 2003 to 2005 estimates 29 urban areas; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals). Poverty estimates correspond to Semester 2. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:1998,1999,2000,2001,2002. 3rd Most Recent Comparable Series:1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
12 - Source : National Source (www.indec.gov.ar) Encuesta Permanente de Hogares – Continua; from 2003 to 2005 estimates 29 urban areas; Moderate Poverty Line (individuals) - Note: 47.8 is the second semester poverty rate reported for 2003 as of 11/2013 (Lsousa). It was 54.7 before The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Poverty measures are shares of population. Most Recent Comparable Series:2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013. 2nd Most Recent Comparable Series:1998,1999,2000,2001,2002. 3rd Most Recent Comparable Series:1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
13 - 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.
14 - 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.
15 - 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.
16 - 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.
17 - 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.
18 - Source : World Bank Source; Armenia: Poverty Assessment (In Three Volumes) Volume I: A Summary of Findings, Report No: 27192-AM, Nov 2003 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. 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.
19 - Source : World Bank Source; Azerbaijan: Living Conditions Assessment Report, Report No. 52801-AZ, March 2010 The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by World Bank. 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.
20 - 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.
21 - 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.
22 - Source : Social conditions and living standards of the population in the Republic of Belarus. National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus. The welfare measure used is consumption per adult equivalent. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
23 - Source : Social conditions and living standards of the population in the Republic of Belarus. National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus. The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
24 - Source : National Source (http://www.belstat.gov.by); incorporated in the IBRD Program Document for the Belarus Development Policy Loan The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
25 - Source : National Source (http://www.belstat.gov.by); incorporated in the IBRD Program Document for the Belarus Development Policy Loan (P117681) The national poverty line is absolute. Data are produced by government. Most Recent Comparable Series:2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015. The complete series can be downloaded from the databank, http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=poverty-and-equity-database.
26 - 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.
27 - 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.
28 - Source : Enquête Modulaire Intégrée sur les Conditions de Vie des Ménages (EMICoV) - Rapport de synthese 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.
29 - 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.
30 - 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.
31 - 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.
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