Absolute poverty is the lack of basic human needs like health, education, shelter and food which make the people helpless.

1.       Absolute poverty is the lack of basic human needs like health, education, shelter and food which make the people helpless. Those people which do not afford these basic needs are considered poor people below the poverty line. There are two types of poverty; absolute poverty and relative poverty both have different meaning. In relative poverty people compare themselves with others but in absolute poverty. But in absolute poverty people has inability to purchase these basics like health, food, education.