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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Poverty Stats

Definitions

  • CPIA equity of public resource use rating > 1=low to 6=high: CPIA equity of public resource use rating (1=low to 6=high). Equity of public resource use assesses the extent to which the pattern of public expenditures and revenue collection affects the poor and is consistent with national poverty reduction priorities.
  • CPIA equity of public resource use rating > 1=low to 6=high per million: CPIA equity of public resource use rating (1=low to 6=high). Equity of public resource use assesses the extent to which the pattern of public expenditures and revenue collection affects the poor and is consistent with national poverty reduction priorities. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Gap at $1 a day > PPP: 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. Data showing as 0.5 signifies a poverty gap of less than 0.5 percent.
  • Gap at $2 a day > PPP: 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. Data showing as 0.5 signifies a poverty gap of less than 0.5 percent.
  • Headcount ratio at national poverty line > % of population: National poverty rate is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.
  • Headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population: Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.
  • Population under $1 a day: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $1 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000.
  • Population under $1 a day > Per $ GDP: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $1 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $10 million of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Population under $2 a day: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $2 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000.
  • Population under $2 a day > Per $ GDP: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $2 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000. Per $ GDP figures expressed per $10 million of Gross Domestic Product.
  • Poverty gap at national poverty line > %: Poverty gap at national poverty line (%). Poverty gap at national poverty line is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.
  • Poverty gap at rural poverty line > %: Poverty gap at rural poverty line (%). Poverty gap at rural poverty line is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the national rural poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.
  • Poverty gap at urban poverty line > %: Poverty gap at urban poverty line (%). Poverty gap at urban poverty line is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the national urban poverty line. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.
  • Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population: Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.
  • Share of all poor people: The percentage of the world's total poor who live in each nation. 'Poor' here is defined as lving below the global poverty line of US$1 per day.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
CPIA equity of public resource use rating > 1=low to 6=high 2 2012 79th out of 80
CPIA equity of public resource use rating > 1=low to 6=high per million 0.146 2012 60th out of 80
Gap at $1 a day > PPP 24.17% 1996 3rd out of 36
Gap at $2 a day > PPP 48.21% 1996 3rd out of 36
Headcount ratio at national poverty line > % of population 34.9% 1996 8th out of 14
Headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population 48% 1996 5th out of 12
Population under $1 a day 36% 2000 15th out of 59
Population under $1 a day > Per $ GDP 0.0148 per $10 million 2000 17th out of 59
Population under $2 a day 64.2% 2000 23th out of 59
Population under $2 a day > Per $ GDP 0.0263 per $10 million 2000 20th out of 59
Poverty gap at national poverty line > % 34.1% 2011 2nd out of 16
Poverty gap at rural poverty line > % 42.8% 2011 2nd out of 12
Poverty gap at urban poverty line > % 15.5% 2011 2nd out of 12
Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population 48% 1996 5th out of 12
Share of all poor people 0.41% 2003 25th out of 80

SOURCES: World Bank Group, CPIA database (http://www.worldbank.org/ida).; World Bank Group, CPIA database (http://www.worldbank.org/ida). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Development Indicators database; World Bank 2002b via backone.pdf; World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.; World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.; Country Responsibilities in Achieving the Millenium Development Goals", April 8 2003, by Janice Poling

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