Paraguay Poverty Rate 1990-2021

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.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2018 was 15.90%, a 1.6% decline from 2017.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2017 was 17.50%, a 1.7% decline from 2016.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2016 was 19.20%, a 0.3% increase from 2015.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2015 was 18.90%, a 0.3% 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%
Paraguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 15.90% -1.60%
2017 17.50% -1.70%
2016 19.20% 0.30%
2015 18.90% 0.30%
2014 18.60% -0.50%
2013 19.10% -3.30%
2012 22.40% -4.70%
2011 27.10% -1.70%
2010 28.80% -1.90%
2009 30.70% -1.00%
2008 31.70% -2.80%
2007 34.50% -3.90%
2006 38.40% 4.80%
2005 33.60% -3.40%
2004 37.00% -2.30%
2003 39.30% -6.60%
2002 45.90% 10.90%
2001 35.00% -1.10%
1999 36.10% 1.70%
1997 34.40% -4.50%
1995 38.90% 21.90%
1990 17.00% 21.90%