Mexico: Poverty ratio

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 Mexico

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 36.30
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2016 - 2022
 Average 41.43
 Min - Max 36.30 - 43.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Mexico from 2016 to 2022. The average value for Mexico during that period was 41.43 percent with a minimum of 36.3 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 43.9 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 36.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 28 countries is 23.45 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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 43.50 2022 index points
 Poverty ratio 36.30 2022 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 1.20 2022 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 21.80 2022 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 34.40 2022 percent
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