Uruguay Poverty Rate 1992-2022

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 2019 was 3.20%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Argentina 14.40%
Panama 12.10%
Uruguay 3.20%
Uruguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 3.20% 0.20%
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% -0.70%
2008 10.50% -4.20%
2007 14.70% -2.30%
2006 17.00% -0.60%
2005 17.60% -2.00%
2004 19.60% 1.30%
2003 18.30% 4.40%
2002 13.90% 3.50%
2001 10.40% 1.20%
2000 9.20% 0.80%
1998 8.40% -0.10%
1997 8.50% -0.20%
1996 8.70% 0.50%
1995 8.20% 0.00%
1992 8.20% 0.00%