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India - Poverty headcount ratio at $1.9 a day (PPP)

21.23
(% of population)
in 2011

Population below $1.9 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.9 a day at 2005 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.

Date Value Change, %
2011 21.23 -31.74 %
2009 31.10 -18.61 %
2004 38.21 -16.77 %
1993 45.91 2.57 %
1987 44.76 -16.90 %
1983 53.86