Tonga: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Tonga

Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 5.50 USD a day

 Latest value 47.90
 Year 2015
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2015
 Average 40.50
 Min - Max 34.10 - 47.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tonga from 2000 to 2015. The average value for Tonga during that period was 40.5 percent with a minimum of 34.1 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 47.9 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2015 is 47.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 84 countries is 27.76 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 $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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gini inequality index 33.50 2015 index points
 Poverty ratio 22.50 2009 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 1.80 2015 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 47.90 2015 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 26.80 2015 percent
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