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A Python Package to calculate indexes related to poverty and inequality.

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A Python Package to calculate indexes related to poverty and inequality.

Who is this for?

For anybody who want to calculate indexes related to poverty and inequality using a python package.


You can install poverty package using pip:

$ pip install poverty

Implemented Features

  • Headcount Index
  • Poverty Index
  • Squared Poverty Index
  • Sen Index
  • Sen-Shorrocks-Thon Index
  • Watts Index
  • Gini Coefficient
  • Lorenz Curve


>>> import poverty as pt
>>> poverty_line=125
>>> expenditure=[100,110,150,160]
>>> pt.calc_head(expenditure,poverty_line)
>>> pt.pov_index(expenditure,poverty_line)
>>> pt.squared_pov_index(expenditure,poverty_line)
>>> pt.sen_index(expenditure,poverty_line)
>>> pt.sst_index(expenditure,poverty_line)
>>> pt.watts_index(expenditure,poverty_line)
>>> pt.gini(expenditure)
>>> pt.draw_lorenz(expenditure)


Ronak Sisodia

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