Brazil: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Brazil

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

 Latest value 28.4
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1981 - 2021
 Average 46.09
 Min - Max 18.7 - 72.2
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1981 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 46.09 percent with a minimum of 18.7 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 72.2 percent in 1984. The latest value from 2021 is 28.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 22 countries is 35.75 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
Brazil - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - recent values

Historical chart
Brazil - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - historical chart - 1981-2021




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 52.90 2021 index points
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 5.80 2021 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 28.40 2021 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 41.50 2021 percent
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