Uruguay Poverty Rate 1992-2020

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.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2018 was 2.90%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2017 was 2.80%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2016 was 3.60%, a 0.2% decline from 2015.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2015 was 3.80%, a 0.3% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.70%
Argentina 9.60%
Uruguay 2.90%
Uruguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 2.90% 0.10%
2017 2.80% -0.80%
2016 3.60% -0.20%
2015 3.80% -0.30%
2014 4.10% -0.70%
2013 4.80% -0.50%
2012 5.30% -0.40%
2011 5.70% -2.50%
2010 8.20% -1.30%
2009 9.50% -0.70%
2008 10.20% -4.10%
2007 14.30% -2.30%
2006 16.60% -0.80%
2005 17.40% -1.70%
2004 19.10% 1.30%
2003 17.80% 4.10%
2002 13.70% 3.50%
2001 10.20% 1.10%
2000 9.10% 0.00%
1998 9.10% -0.10%
1997 9.20% -0.20%
1996 9.40% 0.80%
1995 8.60% 1.60%
1992 7.00% 1.60%