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Absolute and relative consumption poverty in Sri Lanka

Dileni Gunewardena

Absolute and relative consumption poverty in Sri Lanka

evidence from the Consumer Finance Survey, 2003-4

by Dileni Gunewardena

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Published by Centre for Poverty Analysis in Colombo .
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  • Poverty -- Sri Lanka,
  • Poverty -- Sri Lanka -- Statistics,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Sri Lanka,
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Sri Lanka -- Statistics,
  • Income distribution -- Sri Lanka,
  • Income distribution -- Sri Lanka -- Statistics,
  • Household surveys -- Sri Lanka -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDileni Gunewardena, Arunika Meedeniya, and Shivapragasam Shivakumaran.
    SeriesWorking paper series -- no. 16-2007
    ContributionsMeedeniya, Arunika., Shivakumaran, Shivapragasam., Centre for Poverty Analysis (Sri Lanka)
    LC ClassificationsHC424.Z9A-.Z9Z.P6 (H17)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17078170M
    ISBN 109789551040413
    LC Control Number2008330787

    The chapter thus concentrates on absolute poverty measures and glosses over others more popularly used metrics in developed countries, such as relative consumption per person per day as the threshold to estimate the prevalence of undernourishment (Naiken, ). Examples include those for the Philippines and Sri Lanka, shown in Table 1.   Major types of poverty Absolute poverty Relative poverty 3 done by finding the total cost of all the essential resources that an average human adult consume in one year. In Sri Lanka, Official Poverty line at national level for July is Rs. 10 Trillion Dollar Coach Book (Bill Campbell) Eric Schmidt. APIdays Paris

      This paper argues that policy analysis should rely on both relative poverty – measured as a share of the median standard of living – and absolute measures. As countries reduce extreme absolute poverty, concerns of social inclusion, better represented by relative poverty lines, become increasingly relevant. A Poverty Map for Sri Lanka—Findings and Lessons This policy note summarizes results and experience of a poverty mapping exercise in Sri Lanka that has been conducted in close collaboration with the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) since —we gratefully acknowledge the overall support of Mr. Nanayakkara (Director General, DCS).

    Therefore in a relative sense there will be a gap between the persons at the bottom of the economic scale and those at the top. Sri Lanka falls into this category, where poverty is "relative" and not "absolute." II. The Concept of the Janasaviya Programme A. The Framework for the Programme The Department of National Planning of Sri Lanka (a. Background Factors and policies which potentially explain the changes in alcohol consumption and related harms from to in 11 middle-income countries in the South-East Asian region (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam) were examined.. Methods Using secondary data from UN agencies, we .

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Absolute and relative consumption poverty in Sri Lanka by Dileni Gunewardena Download PDF EPUB FB2

The analysis of poverty in Sri Lanka is based on the Household Income and Expenditure Surveys (HIES) conducted by the Department of Census and Statistics in the years /91, /96 and Absolute and relative poverty Measurement of poverty in Sri Lanka is mostly calculated using monetary measures.

These measures are uni-dimensional which means that they look purely at economic deprivation. The monetary measurement of poverty can look at poverty in absolute or relative.

Separate poverty lines are defined for three major socioeconomic regions: urban, rural and estate. Absolute poverty lines are defined on the basis of chosen basic needs, and relative poverty lines on the basis of overall living standards of the community.

Relative inequality of incomes in Sri Lanka declined between and worsened after Author: M S D K Divisekera. National Library of Sri Lanka-Cataloguing-In-Publication Data Gunewardena, Dileni Improving Poverty Measurement in Sri Lanka, Dileni Gunewardena Colombo: Centre for Poverty Analysis, - 88p.:ill.; 29 cm.

ISBN Price: i. DDC 22 y - Sri Lanka. Consumption Poverty in Sri Lanka by Sector (/86, /91 and /96) Incidence of Poverty (percent) Lower Poverty Line Higher Poverty Line /86 /91 /96 /86 /91 /96 Sri Lanka 27 22 21 41 35 33 Rural Sector 32 24 23 45 38 35 Urban Sector 16 18 12 27 28 Books (Authored) Absolute and Relative Poverty in Sri Lanka: Evidence from the Consumer Finance Survey /04, (Co-authored with Arunika Meedeniya and Shivapragasam Shivakumaran), Colombo, Centre for Poverty Analysis, ; Consumption Poverty in Sri LankaColombo, Centre for Poverty Analysis, significant poverty reduction, reflecting growth in consumption, particularly at the bottom of the distribution.

However, economic growth was not the on ly factor that changed over the course of the decade in Sri Lanka. For instance, there was a shift in the demographic structure following the. Sri Lanka Poverty Review - /10 1 Department of Census and Statistics 1.

Introduction Variation in size of poor population is one of the strong indications that reflect the successfulness of development policy reforms implemented in a country. It is a pleasure to hear that Sri Lanka. by Survey Period – Sri Lanka Average Monthly Household Expenditure on Selected Food/Non-Food Items by HIES Survey Period – Sri Lanka Poverty Indicators by Sector, Province and District Daily Average Dietary Energy Consumption per Person by Poverty Status, Sector, Province and District – /13 and Household final consumption expenditure (annual % growth) Indicators are at national level.

Source: World Development Indicators. Definitions. More detailed data, including data by product/service and categories of products/services, can be viewed and exported from the "Detailed tables, charts and technical notes" section.

The technical notes. Secretary’s (DS) divisions of Sri Lanka. Out of DS divisions, were selected on the basis of poverty indicators prepared by the Department of Census and Statistics.

The other 19 were chosen from the districts not represented by the above DS divisions. The relationship between alcohol and poverty in Sri Lanka is an important area to study to formulate better policies to eliminate poverty in Sri Lanka.

Some aspects of the relative poverty in Sri Lanka (English) Abstract. This study presents the main findings of an intensive analysis of the data collected in the Socio-Economic Survey of Sri Lanka from November to October It highlights the importance of the criteria used to. In Sri Lanka, % of the population lives below the national poverty line in In Sri Lanka, the proportion of employed population below $ purchasing power parity a day in is %.

For every 1, babies born in Sri Lanka in7 die before their 5th birthday. Understanding Poverty Reduction in Sri Lanka: the European indicators of poverty and social exclusion as well as national indicators of absolute and relative consumption poverty. The Extended Household Budget Survey (EHBS) adds extra modules to a standard Household Budget Surveys (HBS) designed to collect detailed information on household.

The Galle lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in Sri Lanka, first built in ; it lies at the entrance to Galle harbor on southwestern coast of Sri Lanka, about km south of Colombo. The lighthouse is situated within Galle Fort, first fortified by the Portuguese in and then extensively improved upon by the Dutch in the 17th and 18th.

Sri Lanka’s current poverty line is moderate by regional standards, but below what one might expect from a country at Sri Lanka’s level of development. This is partly because the poverty line was developed using data and is therefore based on consumption patterns in   Integrating the absolute concept of extreme poverty and a notion of relative poverty reflecting needs across countries; Introducing a multi-dimensional poverty measure that is anchored on household consumption and the $ international poverty line but broadens the measure by including information on access to education and utilities.

Sri Lanka — Ending Poverty and Promoting Shared Prosperity | 5. List of Figures. Figure Balancing between inward vs. outward orientation and public vs. private sector driven development; Sri Lanka. Figure The average OECD relative poverty rate (i.e.

the share of people living with less than half the median disposable income in their country) was % in for the OECD. Poverty rates were highest in Israel and the United States at almost 18%, while poverty in Denmark and Finland affected only 5.

In Sri Lanka, % of the population lives below the national poverty line.’Poverty line’ is the estimated minimum level of income needed to secure the necessities of life.

The National Poverty Line The national poverty line is Rs of October - Policy Research and Information Unit,Sri Lanka- Absolute Poverty Measurements 9.

Criticisms on Poverty Line Poverty Line is a measure based solely on the cost of food.Sri Lanka. Country Indicators day ( PPP) (% of population) % % Shared Prosperity: Annualized growth in per capita real survey mean consumption or income (%), circa - % bottom 40% % International Poverty Line has a value of US$ PPP Lower Middle Income Class Poverty Line has a value of US$