Belgium: Poverty at 1.90 USD per day

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 Belgium

Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day

 Latest value 0.10
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2020
 Average 0.23
 Min - Max 0.10 - 1.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1985 to 2020. The average value for Belgium during that period was 0.23 percent with a minimum of 0.1 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 1 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2020 is 0.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 53 countries is 2.37 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Belgium - Poverty at 1.90 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Poverty at 1.90 USD per day - historical chart - 1985-2020




Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 26.00 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 13.20 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.10 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 0.30 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 21.40 2020 percent
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