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
Topics: 
Poverty
Economy Coverage: 
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Languages Supported: 
English
Number of Economies: 
169
Geographical Coverage: 
East Asia & Pacific
Europe & Central Asia
Latin America & Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
South Asia
External Contact Email: 
Access Options:
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Temporal Coverage: 
1974 - 2017

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Quarterly
Release Date: 
July 1, 2013

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
September 19, 2018
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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
2018-09-20
Release Date
Periodicity
Annual
Identifier
90a34ea4-8a5c-11e6-ae22-56b6b64096
Temporal Coverage

1974 - 2017

License
License Not Specified
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Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Economy Coverage: 
Terms of Use: 
Number of Economies: 
169
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: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017
DEC
Release Date: 
Monday, July 1, 2013
Last Updated Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
External Contact Email: 
Granularity: 
Citation Text: 
Poverty and Equity database, The World Bank
Modified date: 
17792
Primary Dataset: 
Yes
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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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