Germany: Poverty ratio

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 Germany

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 18.5
 Reference 2019
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 2004 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 15.85 percent with a minimum of 12.2 percent in 2004 and a maximum of 18.9 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2019 is 18.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 62 countries is 19.45 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.
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