Botswana: 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 63.5
 Year 2015
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2015
 Average 70.88
 Min - Max 60.4 - 83.6
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1985 to 2015. The average value for Botswana during that period was 70.88 percent with a minimum of 60.4 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 83.6 percent in 1985. The latest value from 2015 is 63.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 84 countries is 27.76 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Botswana - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - recent values

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.

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 Gini inequality index 53.30 2015 index points
 Poverty ratio 16.10 2015 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 15.40 2015 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 63.50 2015 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 41.50 2015 percent
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