About this data

This data explorer provides a range of poverty indicators obtained from different sources.

  • Data from the World Bank relates to either income per capita after taxes and benefits or consumption per capita, depending on the country and year.
  • Data from the Luxembourg Income Study relates to income after taxes and benefits per capita.

Further information about the definitions and methods behind this data can be found in the article below, where you can also explore and compare a much broader range of indicators:

OWID Data Collection: Inequality and Poverty