Paraguay Poverty Rate 1990-2020

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.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2018 was 17.00%, a 1.6% decline from 2017.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2017 was 18.60%, a 1.5% decline from 2016.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2016 was 20.10%, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2015 was 20.00%, a 0.7% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Paraguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 17.00% -1.60%
2017 18.60% -1.50%
2016 20.10% 0.10%
2015 20.00% 0.70%
2014 19.30% -1.10%
2013 20.40% -3.10%
2012 23.50% -4.80%
2011 28.30% -1.70%
2010 30.00% -1.90%
2009 31.90% -1.10%
2008 33.00% -3.10%
2007 36.10% -3.40%
2006 39.50% 4.50%
2005 35.00% -3.50%
2004 38.50% -2.00%
2003 40.50% -6.90%
2002 47.40% 11.20%
2001 36.20% -1.00%
1999 37.20% 1.90%
1997 35.30% -5.00%
1995 40.30% 22.00%
1990 18.30% 22.00%