Sao Tome and Principe: Poverty at 1.90 USD per day

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day

 Latest value 15.60
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2017
 Average 19.53
 Min - Max 15.60 - 22.60
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2000 to 2017. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 19.53 percent with a minimum of 15.6 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 22.6 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2017 is 15.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 75 countries is 2.84 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 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 40.70 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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