Guatemala Poverty Rate 1986-2024

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 55.40%, a 6.8% increase from 2006.
  • Guatemala poverty rate for 2006 was 48.60%, a 1.4% decline from 2000.
  • Guatemala poverty rate for 2000 was 50.00%, a 5.3% decline from 1998.
  • Guatemala poverty rate for 1998 was 55.30%, a 21.2% decline from 1989.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
South Africa 61.60%
Guatemala 55.40%
Armenia 51.10%
China 42.30%
Albania 38.70%
Mexico 38.30%
Colombia 35.40%
Dominican Republic 34.80%
Peru 33.40%
North Macedonia 29.80%
Romania 29.70%
Serbia 28.20%
Ecuador 27.60%
Brazil 24.30%
Paraguay 22.60%
Montenegro 22.60%
Iran 21.10%
Thailand 18.70%
Costa Rica 15.10%
Kazakhstan 14.80%
Turkey 12.40%
Bulgaria 11.00%
Russia 4.70%
Belarus 3.20%
Guatemala Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 55.40% 6.80%
2006 48.60% -1.40%
2000 50.00% -5.30%
1998 55.30% -21.20%
1989 76.50% -11.00%
1986 87.50% -11.00%