Ecuador Poverty Rate 1994-2021

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.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2018 was 24.20%, a 0.9% increase from 2017.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2017 was 23.30%, a 0.7% decline from 2016.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2016 was 24.00%, a 0.8% decline from 2015.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2015 was 24.80%, a 1% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 42.50%
Colombia 28.20%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 22.70%
Peru 22.30%
Brazil 19.80%
Paraguay 15.90%
Dominican Republic 13.90%
Costa Rica 11.20%
Turkey 8.50%
Thailand 8.40%
Russia 3.70%
Belarus 0.40%
Ecuador Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 24.20% 0.90%
2017 23.30% -0.70%
2016 24.00% -0.80%
2015 24.80% 1.00%
2014 23.80% -3.40%
2013 27.20% -0.30%
2012 27.50% -2.70%
2011 30.20% -4.20%
2010 34.40% -3.80%
2009 38.20% 0.00%
2008 38.20% -2.20%
2007 40.40% -0.90%
2006 41.30% -5.20%
2005 46.50% -8.40%
2004 54.90% 1.50%
2003 53.40% -19.30%
2000 72.70% 9.30%
1999 63.40% 2.50%
1994 60.90% 2.50%