Guyana: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day
For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 1992 to 1998. The average value for Guyana during that period was 70.2 percent with a minimum of 55.5 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 84.9 percent in 1992.
The latest value from 1998 is 55.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1998 based on 39
countries is 58.75 percent.
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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.