Relative poverty is much more difficult to define than absolute poverty.

1.       In all over the world the people which are below the poverty line are present and these people of whole world are included in third world category. Many in the third world are linked with vulnerable position relying on aids, food relief, meager return from farming, prostitution, street hawking .For such people relative GNP can have no meaning or worth because they have their own world .Absolute poverty is then fairly easy to define because these people are categorized. Relative poverty is much more difficult to define than absolute poverty.