The Henderson poverty line, developed in the 1960s and early 1970s, is no longer widely used, and other income-based approaches to poverty remain contentious.
What does HPL stand for?
HPL stands for Henderson Poverty Line (poverty index; Australia)
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- Human Protein Kinase C Inhibitor
- Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya (Hindi: Himachal Pradesh College of Agriculture; Himachal Pradesh, India)
- Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (Indian agricultural university)
- Hackley Public Library (Muskegon, MI, USA)
- Halifax Public Library (Halifax, Canada)
- Hamilton Public Library (Ontario, Canada)
- Haverhill Public Library (Haverhill, MA)
- Hedberg Public Library (Janesville, WI)
- Hekemian Programming Language
- Hellmann Perishable Logistics (Doral, FL)
- Henrietta Public Library (Rochester, NY)
- Hewlett Packard Laboratories
- Hiawatha Public Library (Hiawatha, IA)
- High Performance Lane (bowling)
- High Performance Leadership (Toastmasters Program)
- High Performance Lighting
- High Pressure Laminate
- High Priority List
- High-Level Programming Language
- Hillside Public Library (New York)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Even today, the contemporary calculations of the Henderson poverty line provide a measure with and without home ownership.
Associated with the Henderson poverty line is an equivalence scale, described in Henderson et al.
Jarvis and Jenkins 1998, 2000; Krause 1998) have favoured setting poverty at half the mean income rather than half the median, while in Australia others have continued to rely on the Henderson poverty line, which was central to the 1975 Commission of Inquiry into Poverty chaired by Ronald Henderson (Commission of Inquiry into Poverty 1975).
The Henderson Poverty Line (HPL) developed in the Melbourne study was Henderson's most enduring legacy.
All participants received incomes that were substantially below the Henderson Poverty Line ($460 per fortnight for a single adult person in 1996).