Belize: Poverty at 1.90 USD per day

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 Belize

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

 Latest value 19.6
 Year 1999
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1993 - 1999
 Average 17.95
 Min - Max 13.5 - 20.9
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belize from 1993 to 1999. The average value for Belize during that period was 17.95 percent with a minimum of 13.5 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 20.9 percent in 1997. The latest value from 1999 is 19.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1999 based on 37 countries is 18.20 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belize - Poverty at 1.90 USD per day - recent values




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 53.30 1999 index points
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 19.60 1999 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 66.80 1999 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 42.40 1999 percent
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