Colombia: Poverty ratio

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 Colombia

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 39.30
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2019 - 2021
 Average 39.17
 Min - Max 35.70 - 42.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 2019 to 2021. The average value for Colombia during that period was 39.17 percent with a minimum of 35.7 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 42.5 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 39.3 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 51.50 2021 index points
 Poverty ratio 39.30 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 6.60 2021 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 39.20 2021 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 40.20 2021 percent
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