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Madagascar - Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

104.3 (% of population) in 2010

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions. Note: five countries -- Bangladesh, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Jordan, and Lao PDR -- use the 2005 PPP conversion factors and corresponding $1.25 a day and $2 a day poverty lines. This is due to the large deviations in the rate of change in PPP factors relative to the rate of change in domestic consumer price indexes. .

Date Value Change, %
2010 104.3 6.36 %
2005 98.1 7.98 %
2001 90.8 -7.32 %
1999 98.0 14.34 %
1997 85.7 7.41 %
1993 79.8 -21.91 %
1980 102.2