Montenegro: Poverty ratio

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 Montenegro

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 21.20
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2020
 Average 16.97
 Min - Max 4.90 - 25.20
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Montenegro from 2005 to 2020. The average value for Montenegro during that period was 16.97 percent with a minimum of 4.9 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 25.2 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2020 is 21.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 61 countries is 19.51 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
Montenegro - Poverty ratio - Recent values chart

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Montenegro - Poverty ratio - historical chart - 2005-2020




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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