Saint Lucia: Poverty ratio

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 Saint Lucia

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 25.00
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2016 - 2016
 Average 25.00
 Min - Max 25.00 - 25.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Lucia from 2016 to 2016. The average value for Saint Lucia during that period was 25 percent with a minimum of 25 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 25 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 25 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 60 countries is 22.97 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2016 is 25 percent.
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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 51.20 2016 index points
 Poverty ratio 25.00 2016 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 5.10 2016 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 25.30 2016 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 38.60 2016 percent
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