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India - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

21.9
(%)
in 2011

Poverty rate at national poverty line of India fell gradually from 45.3 % in 1993 to 21.9 % in 2011.

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National poverty rate is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

Date Value Change, %
2011 21.9 -26.51 %
2009 29.8 -19.89 %
2004 37.2 -17.88 %
1993 45.3