Sao Tome and Principe: Poverty ratio

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 55.50
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 55.50
 Min - Max 55.50 - 55.50
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2017 to 2017. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 55.5 percent with a minimum of 55.5 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 55.5 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 55.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 56 countries is 20.26 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 55.5 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 40.70 2017 index points
 Poverty ratio 55.50 2017 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 15.60 2017 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 79.70 2017 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 32.90 2017 percent
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