Guatemala Poverty Rate 1986-2021

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.
  • Guatemala poverty rate for 2014 was 49.10%, a 5.4% increase from 2006.
  • Guatemala poverty rate for 2006 was 43.70%, a 1.4% decline from 2000.
  • Guatemala poverty rate for 2000 was 45.10%, a 5% decline from 1998.
  • Guatemala poverty rate for 1998 was 50.10%, a 22.8% decline from 1989.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
South Africa 56.90%
Guatemala 49.10%
Armenia 44.90%
Albania 37.00%
Mexico 33.30%
China 31.50%
Colombia 30.30%
North Macedonia 26.10%
Romania 25.50%
Serbia 25.40%
Peru 25.30%
Dominican Republic 25.20%
Ecuador 23.80%
Montenegro 20.50%
Paraguay 18.60%
Brazil 17.60%
Iran 12.30%
Costa Rica 12.30%
Thailand 10.40%
Turkey 10.00%
Bulgaria 9.10%
Kazakhstan 5.00%
Russia 3.60%
Belarus 0.40%
Guatemala Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 49.10% 5.40%
2006 43.70% -1.40%
2000 45.10% -5.00%
1998 50.10% -22.80%
1989 72.90% -12.10%
1986 85.00% -12.10%