Estonia: Poverty ratio

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 Estonia

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 22.80
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2003 - 2021
 Average 19.93
 Min - Max 15.80 - 22.80
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Estonia from 2003 to 2021. The average value for Estonia during that period was 19.93 percent with a minimum of 15.8 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 22.8 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 22.8 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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Recent values chart
Estonia - Poverty ratio - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Estonia - Poverty ratio - historical chart - 2003-2021




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 30.70 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 22.80 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.30 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 1.30 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 23.50 2020 percent
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