Colombia: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Colombia

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

 Latest value 39.20
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1992 - 2021
 Average 46.98
 Min - Max 33.70 - 67.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 1992 to 2021. The average value for Colombia during that period was 46.98 percent with a minimum of 33.7 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 67 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2021 is 39.2 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.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Colombia - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Colombia - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - historical chart - 1992-2021




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 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
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK