When the number of poor is estimated as the proportion of people below
Right Answer is: B
• Head Count Ratio is the proportion of people whose per capita income is below the official Poverty line.
• Poverty Line: As per the conventional approach the Poverty Line is the minimum expenditure required to purchase a basket of goods and services necessary to satisfy basic human needs.
• As per the latest reports, 25.7% people out of the total rural population of India & 13.7% the total urban population are living below the poverty line.