Sri Lanka Sri Lanka: Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%)

The data set "Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%)" for Sri Lanka contains data from the year 1985 until 2016.
Poverty gap is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall), expressed as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.


This section displays the historical data as line chart.

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Poverty Daten

Data set Value
Population below the poverty line (%) 8.9
Poverty gap at national poverty line (%) 1.2
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Poverty gap at $1.25 a day (PPP) (%)
Poverty gap at urban poverty line (%) 0.3
Poverty gap at rural poverty line (%) 1.4
Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of population) 4.1
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population) 0.7
Poverty headcount ratio at urban poverty line (% of urban population) 2.1
Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line (% of rural population) 7.6

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 20,950,041
Area (sq. km) 65,610.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 87,174,682,200
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 4,065
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