China: Poverty at 1.90 USD per day

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 China

Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day

 Latest value 0.10
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 19.24
 Min - Max 0.10 - 72.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1990 to 2020. The average value for China during that period was 19.24 percent with a minimum of 0.1 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 72 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2020 is 0.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 53 countries is 2.37 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
China - Poverty at 1.90 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
China - Poverty at 1.90 USD per day - historical chart - 1990-2020




Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 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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 Gini inequality index 37.10 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 0.00 2020 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.10 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 24.70 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 29.40 2020 percent
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