Includes household- and person-level data on market and government income, demography, employment, and expenditures; datasets from countries in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Australasia; income datasets since 1968, organized into “waves” corresponding to regular intervals.
The Global Poverty Mapping Project seeks to enhance current understanding of the global distribution of poverty and the geographic and biophysical conditions of where the poor live. Additionally, the project aims to assist policy makers, development agencies, and the poor themselves in designing interventions to reduce poverty.
As part of the Poverty Mapping Project, the Food and Agricultural Organization prepared a Food Insecurity, Poverty and Environment Global GIS Database (FGGD) for global analysis of food insecurity and poverty in relation to environment. The FGGD consists of six modules: boundaries and topography; population; socio-economic and nutrition indicators; environmental conditions; land use patterns and land cover; and land productivity potential.
Provides convenient online access to data about the long-run distribution of top incomes, and the accompanying time series for top income share over the long-run for more than twenty countries. Additional information is also available on the distribution of earnings and the distribution of wealth.
Access spreadsheets and presentations about the various data sets within UTIP. includes national and regional inequality data set using income and employment for Europe, Russia, India, China, Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Taiwan, Turkey; and estimated family income inequality in the United States by state and year