Argentina Poverty Rate 1980-2020

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.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2018 was 9.60%, a 1.9% increase from 2017.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2017 was 7.70%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2016 was 8.50%, a 0.4% decline from 2014.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2014 was 8.90%, a 0.7% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.70%
Argentina 9.60%
Uruguay 2.90%
Argentina Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 9.60% 1.90%
2017 7.70% -0.80%
2016 8.50% -0.40%
2014 8.90% 0.70%
2013 8.20% -0.20%
2012 8.40% -0.40%
2011 8.80% -3.90%
2010 12.70% -0.60%
2009 13.30% -1.40%
2008 14.70% -1.50%
2007 16.20% -1.10%
2006 17.30% -3.80%
2005 21.10% -3.90%
2004 25.00% -5.00%
2003 30.00% -14.20%
2002 44.20% 13.20%
2001 31.00% 4.70%
2000 26.30% 2.10%
1999 24.20% 1.00%
1998 23.20% 1.90%
1997 21.30% -1.00%
1996 22.30% 1.80%
1995 20.50% 4.80%
1994 15.70% 0.70%
1993 15.00% 0.10%
1992 14.90% 0.70%
1991 14.20% 5.90%
1987 8.30% 3.40%
1986 4.90% -0.60%
1980 5.50% -0.60%