Germany: Poverty ratio

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Germany: Poverty, percent of population

: For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 2005 to 2017. The average value for Germany during that period was 15.69 percent with a minimum of 12.5 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 16.7 percent in 2013. The latest value from 2017 is 16 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 69 countries is 20.90 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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