Peru: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Peru

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

 Latest value 33.70
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2021
 Average 46.60
 Min - Max 28.90 - 63.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Peru from 1997 to 2021. The average value for Peru during that period was 46.6 percent with a minimum of 28.9 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 63.9 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2021 is 33.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 22 countries is 35.75 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
Peru - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Peru - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - historical chart - 1997-2021




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 40.20 2021 index points
 Poverty ratio 27.50 2022 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 2.90 2021 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 33.70 2021 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 30.60 2021 percent
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