Poverty Line


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Poverty Line

The minimum yearly income that a person or family needs in order to provide for basic needs. Frequently, a government agency sets the poverty line for a jurisdiction; this line may bear only a rough relationship to one's actual poverty. However, a poverty line is often used to determine eligibility for welfare and other benefit programs.
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Ujjawala Yojana target is being extended to eight crore women living below the poverty line.
There is a range of methods for measuring the poverty line and one of the simplest, used by the Iranian Central Bank, is based on research done for the bank that uses a coefficient of the expenses of an average family over a year to determine the relative poverty line," IranWire wrote.
In this regard a food poverty line is calculated by taking the average spending on food of households, based on minimum threshold of 2350 level of calorie intake and calculates expenditure on non food items like shelter, clothing, education, health to obtain a CBN poverty line, which can be regularly updated for inflation, using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to track poverty over time.
Under the old poverty line, the percentage of the poor fell by around 25 percentage points, from a high of 34.
To measure Self-Rated Poverty (SRP), Social Weather Stations does not need to design a poverty line.
In contrast, white men living below the poverty level had about the same risk of death as those living above the poverty line.
The highest percentages of the population under the poverty line are located in Assiut and Sohag, accounting for 66%, CAPMAS added, while 18% of Cairo's population is under the poverty line.
The payments are [euro]188 a week but the poverty line in 2016 is [euro]218 a week.
For one, the position of the poverty line will keep changing, as it has been doing ever since Independence.
He rejected the number of people living below the poverty line are 60 million saying that the actual number of people living below poverty line is 29 million.
If one were to apply the international poverty line of $2.
Low income: Persons in families with incomes over 125% through 200% of the poverty line.

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