Russia: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1993 to 2018. The average value for Russia during that period was 13.43 percent with a minimum of 2.3 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 37.3 percent in 1999.
The latest value from 2018 is 2.3 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 28
countries is 27.26 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.