Cameroon: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Cameroon

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

 Latest value 74.8
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1996 - 2014
 Average 83.48
 Min - Max 74.8 - 90.8
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1996 to 2014. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 83.48 percent with a minimum of 74.8 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 90.8 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2014 is 74.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 81 countries is 24.61 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Cameroon - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - recent values




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 46.60 2014 index points
 Poverty ratio 37.50 2014 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 25.70 2014 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 74.80 2014 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 35.00 2014 percent
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