Poverty and Equity Database

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Latest poverty and inequality indicators compiled from officially recognized international sources. Poverty indicators include the poverty headcount ratio, poverty gap, and number of poor at both international and national poverty lines. Inequality indicators include the Gini index and income or consumption distributions. The database includes national, regional and global estimates.This database is maintained by the Gloabl Poverty Working Group (GPWG), a team of poverty measurement experts from the Poverty Reduction and Equity Network, the Development Research Group, and the Development Data Group.

Type: 
Time Series
Languages Supported: 
English
External Contact Email: 
Topics: 
Poverty
Granularity: 
Geographical Coverage: 
East Asia & Pacific
Europe & Central Asia
Latin America & Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
Economy Coverage: 
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Number of Economies: 
170
Periodicity: 
Annual
Temporal Coverage: 
1974 - 2019
Release Date: 
July 1, 2013

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
March 18, 2020

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Quarterly

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Harvest System ID: 
Indicators API

Harvest Source ID

Harvest Source ID: 
24
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Poverty and Equity database, The World Bank

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Poverty and Equity database, The World Bank

Latest poverty and inequality indicators compiled from officially recognized international sources. Poverty indicators include the poverty headcount ratio, poverty gap, and number of poor at both international and national poverty lines. Inequality indicators include the Gini index and income or consumption distributions. The database includes national, regional and global estimates.This database is maintained by the Gloabl Poverty Working Group (GPWG), a team of poverty measurement experts from the Poverty Reduction and Equity Network, the Development Research Group, and the Development Data Group.

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Modified Date
2020-03-20
Release Date
Periodicity
Annual
Identifier
90a34ea4-8a5c-11e6-ae22-56b6b64096
Temporal Coverage

1974 - 2019

License
License Not Specified
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Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Economy Coverage: 
Terms of Use: 
Number of Economies: 
170
Update Frequency: 
Is this dataset a subscription: 
No
Update Schedule: 
April, July, September, December
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Translated Title: 
NA
Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 1974
End Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
DEC
Release Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013
Last Updated Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
External Contact Email: 
Granularity: 
Harvest Source: 
Harvest System ID: 
24
Citation Text: 
Poverty and Equity database, The World Bank
Modified date: 
18338
Primary Dataset: 
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Poverty and Equity database, The World Bank

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Poverty and Equity database, The World Bank

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