Argentina Poverty Rate 1980-2021

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 12.20%, a 2.4% increase from 2017.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2017 was 9.80%, a 1.3% decline from 2016.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2016 was 11.10%, a 0.4% decline from 2014.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2014 was 11.50%, a 1.1% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.60%
Argentina 12.20%
Uruguay 3.00%
Argentina Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 12.20% 2.40%
2017 9.80% -1.30%
2016 11.10% -0.40%
2014 11.50% 1.10%
2013 10.40% -0.10%
2012 10.50% -1.00%
2011 11.50% -3.80%
2010 15.30% -0.90%
2009 16.20% -1.50%
2008 17.70% -2.10%
2007 19.80% -1.10%
2006 20.90% -4.60%
2005 25.50% -3.90%
2004 29.40% -4.80%
2003 34.20% -15.70%
2002 49.90% 13.00%
2001 36.90% 5.40%
2000 31.50% 3.00%
1999 28.50% 0.60%
1998 27.90% 2.80%
1997 25.10% -1.20%
1996 26.30% 1.70%
1995 24.60% 4.00%
1994 20.60% 2.80%
1993 17.80% -0.60%
1992 18.40% -0.60%
1991 19.00% 8.10%
1987 10.90% 3.80%
1986 7.10% -0.40%
1980 7.50% -0.40%