Malawi: Poverty at 1.90 USD per day

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Malawi: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day, 1997 - 2016:

For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1997 to 2016. The average value for Malawi during that period was 68.8 percent with a minimum of 62.4 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 72.5 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2016 is 69.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 79 countries is 4.72 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 $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 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.
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