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Poverty ratio, percent living on less than 1.90 USD a day, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 42 countries was 3.53 percent.The highest value was in Zimbabwe: 33.9 percent and the lowest value was in Belarus: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1969 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 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.
Poverty at 1.90 USD per day in the European union
Poverty at 1.90 USD per day in Europe
Poverty at 1.90 USD per day in Asia
Poverty at 1.90 USD per day in Africa
Poverty at 1.90 USD per day in North America
Poverty at 1.90 USD per day in South America
Poverty at 1.90 USD per day in Australia


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