Poverty Headcount Ratio, total, '05 PPP $1.25/day (percent, circa 2005)
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Publishing Details

Dataset Type: 
Spatial Dataset
Unit: 
percent
Publication Date: 
April, 2015
Publisher: 
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Years Covered: 
2005
Version: 
SChEF r2.2
Contact: 
Carlo Azzarri

Abstract

Sub-national poverty headcount ratios derived from 24 nationally representative household surveys and population census information conducted in various years. Rates are for the $1.25/day (extreme poverty) expressed in 2005 international equivalent purchasing power parity (PPP) dollars. Rates are in percentages of total population.

Data Sources & Credits

Multiple National Household Surveys: PovcalNet; The World Bank; and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), 2011.

Citation

HarvestChoice, 2015. "Poverty Headcount Ratio, total, '05 PPP $1.25/day (percent, circa 2005)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/data/tpov_pt125.

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: CSV and raster (GeoTIFF and ESRI ASCII Grid)
Keywords: Headcount Ratio, Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS), Population, Poverty, Poverty Line, Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), Sub-Sahran Africa, Surveys