Burkina Faso: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Burkina Faso: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Burkina Faso from 1994 to 2014. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 94.62 percent with a minimum of 92.3 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 97.2 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2014 is 92.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 73 countries is 21.45 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.
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