Above Poverty Line

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Above Poverty Line

In India, a measure of persons who live above its nationally designated poverty threshold. India divides the poverty threshold into urban and rural areas. People in urban areas must meet higher monthly income minimums to be considered above the poverty line. The World Bank uses a more stringent poverty threshold than the Indian government.
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But the National Pensioners Convention (NPC) want to see the figure rise to pounds 165 - a sum they say will raise it above poverty level.
Figure 1 Uninsured Rates for Montana Children Ages 5 and Under by Federal Poverty Levels, 2000 Census % Without Health Insurance Below Poverty Level Above Poverty Level <200% FPL 10% 27% <150% FPL 14% 25% <125% FPL 16% 21% <10% FPL 16% 19% Source: www.
Clients who financially qualify should fall within no more of 200% above poverty level guidelines.
25 dollar threshold, Microcredit helped nearly 10 million people to rise above poverty level.
The program provides significant financial assistance to individuals in California whose income is above poverty level, but who do not qualify for, or have access to, health coverage through the government or an employer.
He also said that nutrition is the key component to lift people above poverty levels and for this the programme needs to have a structure to ensure that the systems are in place so that the benefits reach the intended beneficiaries.
The report stresses that a great number of Asia's new middle class individuals still get by on incomes just above poverty levels, leaving them vulnerable to a relapse into poverty.
This is because the national minimumwage is set at a level too low to raise people above poverty levels.