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World Bank Poverty & Inequality DataFinder

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The World Bank’s Poverty & Inequality DataFinder provides quick access to the latest poverty and inequality indicators for more than 120 developing countries. Visualize trends in charts and maps, explore the indicators in tables, and share them with friends and colleagues through e-mail and social media. The Poverty DataFinder will be of use to students, professors, researchers, development practitioners, and anyone looking to learn more about poverty and inequality in the developing world.

The Poverty DataFinder is part of the World Bank’s Open Data Initiative to make data more accessible and easy to use. Poverty indicators include the poverty headcount ratio, poverty gap, and number of poor at both international and national poverty lines. Inequality indicators include the Gini index and income or consumption distributions. The data are based on the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity database.