Spain: Poverty ratio

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 Spain

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 20.40
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2003 - 2021
 Average 20.86
 Min - Max 19.70 - 22.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from 2003 to 2021. The average value for Spain during that period was 20.86 percent with a minimum of 19.7 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 22.3 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2021 is 20.4 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
Spain - Poverty ratio - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Spain - Poverty ratio - historical chart - 2003-2021




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 34.90 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 20.40 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.90 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 3.10 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 25.00 2020 percent
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