Uruguay: Poverty ratio

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 Uruguay

Poverty, percent of population

 Latest value 9.90
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2022 - 2022
 Average 9.90
 Min - Max 9.90 - 9.90
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 2022 to 2022. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 9.9 percent with a minimum of 9.9 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 9.9 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 9.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 17 countries is 23.30 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2022 is 9.9 percent.
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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 40.80 2021 index points
 Poverty ratio 9.90 2022 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.10 2021 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 6.70 2021 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 30.80 2021 percent
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