Uruguay Poverty Rate 1992-2021

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.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2018 was 3.00%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2017 was 2.90%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2016 was 3.70%, a 0.3% decline from 2015.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2015 was 4.00%, a 0.2% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.60%
Argentina 12.20%
Uruguay 3.00%
Uruguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 3.00% 0.10%
2017 2.90% -0.80%
2016 3.70% -0.30%
2015 4.00% -0.20%
2014 4.20% -0.80%
2013 5.00% -0.50%
2012 5.50% -0.40%
2011 5.90% -2.70%
2010 8.60% -1.20%
2009 9.80% -0.60%
2008 10.40% -4.30%
2007 14.70% -2.20%
2006 16.90% -0.70%
2005 17.60% -2.00%
2004 19.60% 1.30%
2003 18.30% 4.40%
2002 13.90% 3.50%
2001 10.40% 1.00%
2000 9.40% 0.10%
1998 9.30% -0.10%
1997 9.40% -0.10%
1996 9.50% 0.70%
1995 8.80% 1.60%
1992 7.20% 1.60%