Romania: Poverty ratio

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 Romania

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 21.20
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2021
 Average 23.38
 Min - Max 21.20 - 25.40
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Romania from 2006 to 2021. The average value for Romania during that period was 23.38 percent with a minimum of 21.2 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 25.4 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 21.2 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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Recent values chart
Romania - Poverty ratio - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Romania - Poverty ratio - historical chart - 2006-2021




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 34.60 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 21.20 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 1.40 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 10.00 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 24.20 2020 percent
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