Brazil: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day
, 1981 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1981 to 2019. The average value for Brazil during that period was 40.49 percent with a minimum of 17.6 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 66.5 percent in 1984.
The latest value from 2019 is 19.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 22
countries is 24.89 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.