Benin: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day

 Latest value 83.60
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2003 - 2018
 Average 90.63
 Min - Max 83.60 - 95.10
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 2003 to 2018. The average value for Benin during that period was 90.63 percent with a minimum of 83.6 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 95.1 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2018 is 83.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 88 countries is 27.11 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 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 37.90 2018 index points
 Poverty ratio 38.50 2018 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 20.10 2018 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 83.60 2018 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 30.00 2018 percent
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