Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day
The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1981 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 39.93 percent with a minimum of 13.1 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 66.5 percent in 1984.
The latest value from 2020 is 13.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 20
countries is 22.66 percent.
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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.