India's Poverty Profile - World Bank
India has made remarkable strides at reducing poverty. Yet, 22 percent of the population or 270 million people are lives below the poverty line. Here, we profile the characteristics of the poor.
India - Poverty in India - the Challenge of Uttar Pradesh
The report analyzes poverty incidence in India and in particular, in Uttar Pradesh (UP), and defines its poverty levels, trends, and vulnerability. While UP once appeared .
India Overview: Development news, research, data | World Bank
AT A GLANCE. Since the 2000s, India has made remarkable progress in reducing absolute poverty. Between 2011 and 2015, more than 90 million people were lifted out of extreme poverty. However, the COVID-19 pandemic led India’s economy into a contraction of 7.3 percent in FY21, despite well-crafted fiscal and monetary policy support.
India - Poverty, employment and social services (English)
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Revised Poverty Estimates: What does this mean for India?
India, on the other hand, measures its poverty according to its own national poverty line which, in 2005 PPP, translates to $ 1.02 per day. As the two poverty lines are pegged at different levels, the number of people living below them is also different. Is the World Bank suggesting that India ’s poverty line is too low and it should revise it?
POVERTY IN INDIA 1951-1994: TRENDS AND DECOMPOSITIONS - World Bank
POVERTY IN INDIA 1951-1994: TRENDS AND DECOMPOSITIONS Gaurav Datt* Revised August 1997 Abstract We construct a new time series of poverty measures fo r both rural and urban India from 1951 to 1994. The results show that there was little progress in reducing poverty until the mid-1970s, and that there has been a marked downward trend since then.
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Poverty, Growth & Inequality 4 May 20, 2016 Slower poverty reduction in Uttar Pradesh than some of the Low Income States Uttar Pradesh is home to the largest number of India’s poor Poverty rate, 2005 bubble size: number of poor (millions) 0 5 10 15 20 25 0 51 01 52 02 5 State share in India’s poor, 2012 (%) State share in India’s ...