The Labor Income Poverty Index (LIPI) measures poverty based on the share of households that have less per capita labor income than the regional poverty lines relative to the reference period. The Labor Income Gini Index (LIGI) measures inequality based on labor income (rather than total income) as well. Poverty measured by the LIPI coefficient has decreased in almost all of the countries since the second quarter of 2010, though the pace of reduction has decreased over time and even flattened or increased in many countries in recent years.
This dashboard presents the LIPI and the LIGI for countries with available labor force survey data. The LIPI is measured using two regional poverty lines: 1) the extreme poor $2.5-a-day line (2005 PPP); and 2) the poor $4-a-day line (2005 PPP). The dashboard also allows one to select the reference period.