Proportion of population living below national poverty line, disaggregated by sex and age group

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable development target 01.2 By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions.

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Household survey ( LFS, HIES, LSMS, Integrated HH surveys, etc.).

Responsible entities: World Bank and ILO.
Availability: ILO working poverty available by employment status for 44 countries.

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The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.

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