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.
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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.