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.

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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.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage
Socio-Economic Indicators
Data provider: 
World Bank Group
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Indicator details

Measurement unit: 
Percentage
Best value is: 
Low

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