Yemen: Poverty at 5.50 USD per day

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 Yemen

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

 Latest value 85.40
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1998 - 2014
 Average 78.73
 Min - Max 69.10 - 85.40
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Yemen from 1998 to 2014. The average value for Yemen during that period was 78.73 percent with a minimum of 69.1 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 85.4 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 85.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 81 countries is 24.61 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 36.70 2014 index points
 Poverty ratio 48.60 2014 percent
 Poverty at 1.90 USD per day 19.80 2014 percent
 Poverty at 5.50 USD per day 85.40 2014 percent
 Top 10 percent income share 29.40 2014 percent
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