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 2019 was 15.40%, a 0.2% decline from 2018.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2018 was 15.60%, a 1.4% decline from 2017.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2017 was 17.00%, a 2.2% decline from 2016.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2016 was 19.20%, a 0.3% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 44.00%
Colombia 29.40%
Ecuador 25.40%
Peru 20.60%
Brazil 19.60%
Paraguay 15.40%
Dominican Republic 12.40%
Costa Rica 10.60%
Turkey 10.20%
Thailand 6.20%
Belarus 0.20%
Paraguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 15.40% -0.20%
2018 15.60% -1.40%
2017 17.00% -2.20%
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% -1.60%
2010 28.70% -2.00%
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%