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End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Indicator 1.1.1: Proportion of population below the international poverty line, by sex, age, employment status and geographical location (urban/rural)

Proportion of population earning less than 50 percent of the poverty level

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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Proportion of population earning less than 50 percent of the poverty level

Indicator description

In the United States, the U.S. Census Bureau defines “deep poverty” as living in a household with a total cash income below 50 percent of its poverty threshold.

Geographical coverage

City of Los Angeles

Unit of measurement

Percentage

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of population below the international poverty line, by sex, age, employment status and geographical location (urban/rural)

Indicator number

1.1.1

Target name

By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day

Target number

1.1

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

1

UN custodian agency

World Bank (WB)

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Organisation

U.S. Census Bureau

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Link to data source American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates: People at Specific Levels of Poverty in the Past 12 Months (S1703) opens in a new window
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