Thailand: Poverty ratio

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 Thailand

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 6.30
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 15.69
 Min - Max 6.20 - 42.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Thailand during that period was 15.69 percent with a minimum of 6.2 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 42.3 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2021 is 6.3 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
Thailand - Poverty ratio - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Thailand - Poverty ratio - historical chart - 2000-2021




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 35.10 2021 index points
 Poverty ratio 6.30 2021 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.00 2021 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 12.20 2021 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 27.30 2021 percent
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