Thailand: Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day
For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 1981 to 2018. The average value for Thailand during that period was 31.66 percent with a minimum of 7 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 69.3 percent in 1981.
The latest value from 2018 is 8.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 29
countries is 28.99 percent.
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Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 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.