This polygon shapefile shows the poverty rate, poverty gap, poverty density and number of Kenyan Shillings (per month per km2) estimated to close the poverty gap for constituencies in eastern Kenya for 1999. This data is displayed in Map 2.6, Map 2.7, Map 2.8 and Map 2.9 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. It is used to show data for eastern Kenya, for which poverty data for the location- and sub-location-level were not available. World Resources Institute. (2005). Poverty Assessment for Constituencies in Eastern Kenya. World Resources Institute. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/ts347fy4955 Locations are thrid level administrative divisions (below counties). Data set is not for use in litigation. While efforts have been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the state of the art, WRI, cannot assume liability for any damages, or misrepresentations, caused by any inaccuracies in the data, or as a result of the data to be used on a particular system. WRI makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.