Netherlands: Poverty ratio

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 Netherlands

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 14.50
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2015 - 2021
 Average 13.53
 Min - Max 12.70 - 14.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Netherlands from 2015 to 2021. The average value for the Netherlands during that period was 13.53 percent with a minimum of 12.7 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 14.5 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 14.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 49 countries is 20.60 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 26.00 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 14.50 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.00 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 0.20 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 21.60 2020 percent
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