Central African Republic: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Central African Republic

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

 Latest value 96.20
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1992 - 2021
 Average 95.23
 Min - Max 92.80 - 96.70
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Central African Republic from 1992 to 2021. The average value for the Central African Republic during that period was 95.23 percent with a minimum of 92.8 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 96.7 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2021 is 96.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 22 countries is 35.75 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.


 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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