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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Average rural family of five needs P15,000.00 monthly income to stay above poverty level according to SWS (Social Weather Station).
But according to Social Weather Stations, the average family of five needs to have a monthly income of around P20,000, for those living in Metro Manila, and P15,000 in Mindanao, to stay above poverty level. The SWS "self-rated poverty" survey in June, 2018, revealed that around 48% of families or 11 million considered themselves poor.
Now Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has assumed power promising to alleviate human suffering and raise society above poverty level. One is keen to see what steps the PTI takes to tackle the menace of poverty.
Those Who Have Served Of the 18.2 million veterans living in the U.S.: 8.9% are women 91.1% are men 29.5% live with disability 70.5% live without disability 6.9% have income below poverty level 93.1% have income at or above poverty level 35.7% served in Vietnam War 20.8% served in Gulf War, August 1990-August 2001 19.4% served in Gulf War, September 2001-present (2018) 8.1% served in Korean War 3.4% served in World War II Note: Table made from pie chart.
People below the poverty level had a prevalence of 3.9 percent versus 0.6 percent for those at or above poverty level, and individuals without a high school education had a prevalence of 2.9 percent versus 0.8 percent for those with at least a high school education.
Dependent variables are the rates of per capita income and the percentage of individuals above poverty level of state governments.
Leeds Merriweather is a gifted patterer whose livelihood generates income that ranks just above poverty level. Part sidewalk performer, part orator and broadsheet salesman, he's a wily man chasing the dream of owning his own printing press.
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.bber.umt.edu.
How can safety be assured in a system where the key factor for success lies with staff people who generally hold two jobs to keep themselves above poverty level? This staff person generally gets little recognition, holds the only position in the field of DD services that is considered non-professional, and yet plays a major role in assuring customer satisfaction.
"They know Cambridge, and they know there's something wrong when, in a boom economy, Harvard won't pay employees enough to live above poverty level." Historian Howard Zinn, who worked with Damon and Affleck on an ill-fated Fox TV drama [see David Corn, "Fox Nixes Zinn Flick, May 22], also spoke, calling on the university to "teach compassion and caring" by example.
By Family Status and Income: NHIS 1983 Versus 1996 1983 1996 Children with a disability(a) 3,939.70 4,996.50 % Above poverty level(b) .81 .72(c) % Two-parent .75 .73 % single parent .25 .27 % Below poverty level .19 .28(c) % Two-parent .37 .38 % single parent .63 .62 Children with no disability 63,535.10 68,533.20 % Above poverty level .86 .84 % Two-parent .80 .83(c) % single-parent .20 .17(c) % Below poverty level .14 .16 % Two-parent .42 .50(c) % single parent .58 .50(c) Total (in thousands) 67,474.80 73,529.60