Guinea-Bissau: Poverty ratio

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 Guinea-Bissau

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 47.7
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2018
 Average 53.7
 Min - Max 47.7 - 64.7
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 2002 to 2018. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 53.7 percent with a minimum of 47.7 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 64.7 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2018 is 47.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 67 countries is 23.23 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Guinea-Bissau - Poverty ratio - recent values




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 34.80 2018 index points
 Poverty ratio 47.70 2018 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 21.70 2018 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 87.20 2018 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 27.60 2018 percent
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