Namibia: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Namibia

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

 Latest value 57.30
 Year 2015
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2003 - 2015
 Average 69.53
 Min - Max 57.30 - 78.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 2003 to 2015. The average value for Namibia during that period was 69.53 percent with a minimum of 57.3 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 78 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2015 is 57.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 84 countries is 27.76 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 59.10 2015 index points
 Poverty ratio 17.40 2015 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 15.60 2015 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 57.30 2015 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 47.30 2015 percent
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