Central African Republic: Poverty ratio

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 Central African Republic

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 68.80
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2008 - 2021
 Average 65.40
 Min - Max 62.00 - 68.80
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Central African Republic from 2008 to 2021. The average value for the Central African Republic during that period was 65.4 percent with a minimum of 62 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 68.8 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 68.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 49 countries is 20.60 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: National poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line(s). National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys. For economies for which the data are from EU-SILC, the reported year is the income reference year, which is the year before the survey year.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 43.00 2021 index points
 Poverty ratio 68.80 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 65.70 2021 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 96.20 2021 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 33.10 2021 percent
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