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.
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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.