Iran: Poverty at 1.90 USD per day

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 Iran

Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day

 Latest value 0.50
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1986 - 2022
 Average 1.89
 Min - Max 0.30 - 9.10
 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 1.89 percent with a minimum of 0.3 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 9.1 percent in 1986. The latest value from 2022 is 0.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 24 countries is 6.56 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 1.90 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iran - Poverty at 1.90 USD per day - historical chart - 1986-2022




Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $2.15 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.15 a day at 2017 purchasing power adjusted 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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