Latvia: Poverty ratio

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 Latvia

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 22.5
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2004 - 2021
 Average 22.01
 Min - Max 19 - 26.4
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Latvia from 2004 to 2021. The average value for Latvia during that period was 22.01 percent with a minimum of 19 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 26.4 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2021 is 22.5 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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Recent values chart
Latvia - Poverty ratio - recent values

Historical chart
Latvia - Poverty ratio - historical chart - 2004-2021




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 35.70 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 22.50 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.50 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 2.50 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 27.50 2020 percent
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