Iran: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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

 Latest value 21.90
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1986 - 2022
 Average 29.16
 Min - Max 19.70 - 55.40
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1986 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was 29.16 percent with a minimum of 19.7 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 55.4 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2022 is 21.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 24 countries is 34.08 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
Iran - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iran - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - historical chart - 1986-2022

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $6.85 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $6.85 a day at 2017 international prices.

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