Ireland: Poverty ratio

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 Ireland

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 14.00
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2019 - 2021
 Average 13.57
 Min - Max 12.90 - 14.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 2019 to 2021. The average value for Ireland during that period was 13.57 percent with a minimum of 12.9 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 14 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 49 countries is 20.60 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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 29.20 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 14.00 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.10 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 0.20 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 23.80 2020 percent
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