Liberia: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Liberia

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

 Latest value 88.90
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2007 - 2016
 Average 91.90
 Min - Max 88.90 - 96.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Liberia from 2007 to 2016. The average value for Liberia during that period was 91.9 percent with a minimum of 88.9 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 96.5 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2016 is 88.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 81 countries is 22.33 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 35.30 2016 index points
 Poverty ratio 50.90 2016 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 27.60 2016 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 88.90 2016 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 27.10 2016 percent
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