Peru Poverty Rate 1997-2020

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.
  • Peru poverty rate for 2018 was 22.10%, a 1.8% decline from 2017.
  • Peru poverty rate for 2017 was 23.90%, a 0.4% decline from 2016.
  • Peru poverty rate for 2016 was 24.30%, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
  • Peru poverty rate for 2015 was 24.20%, a 0.9% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 50.40%
Colombia 27.80%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 23.00%
Peru 22.10%
Brazil 19.90%
Paraguay 17.00%
Dominican Republic 13.80%
Costa Rica 10.90%
Turkey 9.20%
Thailand 8.60%
Russia 2.30%
Belarus 0.40%
Peru Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 22.10% -1.80%
2017 23.90% -0.40%
2016 24.30% 0.10%
2015 24.20% -0.90%
2014 25.10% -0.90%
2013 26.00% -0.70%
2012 26.70% -2.60%
2011 29.30% -1.90%
2010 31.20% -4.10%
2009 35.30% -2.10%
2008 37.40% -3.70%
2007 41.10% -5.30%
2006 46.40% -5.70%
2005 52.10% 2.40%
2004 49.70% -0.10%
2003 49.80% -0.60%
2002 50.40% -4.60%
2001 55.00% 2.50%
2000 52.50% -1.00%
1999 53.50% 0.30%
1998 53.20% -0.40%
1997 53.60% -0.40%