Poverty gap at national poverty lines (%) in Papua New Guinea was reported at 15.7 % in 2009, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources. Papua New Guinea - Poverty gap at national poverty line - actual values, historical data, forecasts and projections were sourced from the World Bank on August of 2022.

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Poverty gap at national poverty lines is the mean shortfall from the poverty lines (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the poverty lines. This measure reflects the depth of poverty as well as its incidence.

Papua New Guinea | World Bank Development Indicators