* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Poverty, percent of population, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 39 countries was 23 percent.The highest value was in Zimbabwe: 70 percent and the lowest value was in Ukraine: 2.4 percent. The indicator is available from 1985 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Definition: National poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty lines. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.
Poverty ratio in the European union
Poverty ratio in Europe
Poverty ratio in Asia
Poverty ratio in Africa
Poverty ratio in North America
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