World Development Report 2021 - Figure 2.4, Lower-income countries, especially those affected by fragility and conflict, have less comparable poverty data than other country groups

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The figure shows the share of countries (%) classified by income group, region, and FCS status that use comparable poverty data points. According to the assessment of the Open Data Inventory, 40 percent of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have at least three comparable estimates of extreme poverty.
Note: Only those economies with at least one international poverty estimate are included. FCS status refers to the World Bank’s “Classification of Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations”.
Main Source: PovcalNet is an interactive computational tool that allows you to replicate the calculations made by the World Bank's researchers in estimating the extent of absolute poverty in the world.

Type: 
Time Series
Acronym: 
WDR
Languages Supported: 
English
Topics: 
Poverty
Geographical Coverage: 
Region/Country not specified
Economy Coverage: 
Blend
High Income
Low Income
Lower Middle Income
Upper Middle Income
Number of Economies: 
1
Periodicity: 
Other
Temporal Coverage: 
1977 - 2019
Release Date: 
January 1, 2008

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
September 30, 2020

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Biannually
Access Options:
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Time Periods: 
March, 2021

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World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.

The figure shows the share of countries (%) classified by income group, region, and FCS status that use comparable poverty data points. According to the assessment of the Open Data Inventory, 40 percent of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have at least three comparable estimates of extreme poverty.
Note: Only those economies with at least one international poverty estimate are included. FCS status refers to the World Bank’s “Classification of Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations”.
Main Source: PovcalNet is an interactive computational tool that allows you to replicate the calculations made by the World Bank's researchers in estimating the extent of absolute poverty in the world.

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Modified Date
2021-03-26
Release Date
Periodicity
Other
Identifier
43113cfd-2fae-4d5e-ba7d-31b7bb90a406
Temporal Coverage

1977 - 2019

License
License Not Specified
Public Access Level
Public
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Acronym: 
WDR
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Time Periods: 
March, 2021
Number of Economies: 
1
Update Frequency: 
Subtitle: 
Lower-income countries, especially those affected by fragility and conflict, have less comparable poverty data than other country groups
Geographical Coverage: 
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Start Date: 
Saturday, January 1, 1977
End Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
DEC
Programatic Region: 
Release Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Last Updated Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Citation Text: 
World Bank. 2021. World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives. Washington, DC: World Bank.
Modified date: 
18534
Primary Dataset: 
Yes

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