Peru: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day
, 1997 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1997 to 2019. The average value for Peru during that period was 38.6 percent with a minimum of 20.6 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 55.3 percent in 2001.
The latest value from 2019 is 20.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 22
countries is 24.89 percent.
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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.