KNOEMA: Poverty Data Atlas

150+ public poverty-related datasets from the OECD, Eurostat, ILO, UNDP, WB and other authoritative sources.


The Poverty Data Atlas includes the latest statistics of population groups at poverty, income inequality, population distribution by income quintiles, population at risk of poverty rate, inability to afford goods or material, and social deprivation rates.

Topics covered:

– Living conditions

– Income inequality

– Poverty risk

– Material deprivation


Datasets include:

– OECD Income Distribution and Poverty

– Eurostat Gini Coefficient of Equivalised Disposable Income

– World Bank Poverty and Equity Database – 150+ others


Please see reference table POVERTY_DATASETS that includes the list of all tables/datasets included in this listing, with key details on each table/dataset including name, source, frequency of refresh, source, documentation on data, etc.

Fields include:

– People at risk of poverty or social exclusion

– Working poverty rate

– GINI coefficient

– Overcrowding rate by poverty status


Sources include OECD, ILO, U.S. Census Bureau, Eurostat. Datasets are updated within 1-7 days of the most recent data being made available by the underlying reporter. More detail on each of the datasets, fields, and sources included in the share can be found at the link in our documentation.

Use cases

– Estimating vulnerable population groups

– Assessing human development social policy implementation results


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