01.03.04. Poverty and inequality | India

01.03.04. Poverty and inequality | India

05 Jul 2022

According to the World Bank (2011), the GINI index for India in 2011 was 35.7. In 2017, the Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI) ranked India at 130 worldwide, with a score of 0.468 (United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2017).


United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (UNDP). (2017). World Population Prospects. The 2017 Revision. Available from: https://www.un.org/development/desa/publications/world-population-prospects-the-2017-revision.html

World Bank. (2011). GINI Index (World Bank Estimate). Available from: https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/si.pov.gini