Absolute poverty

Experienced when income levels are inadequate to enjoy a minimum standard of living. This is contrasted with relative poverty which is where income levels are relatively too low to enjoy a reasonable standard of living in that society.
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Absolute poverty

Poverty as defined in terms of the minimum requirements necessary to sustain a healthy existence.
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absolute poverty

the state in which people do not have the minimum level of income deemed necessary for living in a civilized way. Different societies will have different conceptions of this necessary minimum. Compare relative poverty.
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Absolute Poverty

A level of poverty when only the minimum levels of food, clothing and shelter can be met.
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Absolute poverty

a lack of resources that is life threatening (often measured as a per capita income equivalent to less than one international dollar a day)
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