Vietnam: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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

 Latest value 18.70
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1992 - 2020
 Average 58.68
 Min - Max 18.70 - 94.30
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Vietnam from 1992 to 2020. The average value for Vietnam during that period was 58.68 percent with a minimum of 18.7 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 94.3 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2020 is 18.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 53 countries is 17.25 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
Vietnam - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Vietnam - Poverty at 5.50 USD per day - historical chart - 1992-2020

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 36.80 2020 index points
 Poverty ratio 4.80 2020 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 0.70 2020 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 18.70 2020 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 28.50 2020 percent
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