Germany: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Germany

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

 Latest value 0.20
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2019
 Average 0.27
 Min - Max 0.20 - 1.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 0.27 percent with a minimum of 0.2 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 1 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2019 is 0.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 70 countries is 21.44 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
Germany - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Germany - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - historical chart - 1991-2019




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.

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