Paraguay Poverty Rate 1960-2024

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 2022 was 19.90%, a 0.9% decline from 2021.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2021 was 20.80%, a 1.5% decline from 2020.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2020 was 22.30%, a 2.6% increase from 2019.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2019 was 19.70%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 51.30%
Colombia 34.80%
Peru 32.20%
Ecuador 29.90%
Brazil 23.50%
Iran 21.90%
Mexico 21.80%
Dominican Republic 21.50%
Paraguay 19.90%
Suriname 17.50%
Costa Rica 14.10%
Albania 0.00%
Algeria 0.00%
Maldives 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Turkmenistan 0.00%
Belize 0.00%
Guyana 0.00%
St. Lucia 0.00%
Namibia 0.00%
Thailand 0.00%
South Africa 0.00%
Belarus 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Guatemala 0.00%
Libya 0.00%
Malaysia 0.00%
Samoa 0.00%
Bosnia 0.00%
Cuba 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Lebanon 0.00%
Mauritius 0.00%
Serbia 0.00%
Venezuela 0.00%
Bulgaria 0.00%
Equatorial Guinea 0.00%
Kazakhstan 0.00%
Montenegro 0.00%
Russia 0.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00%
Azerbaijan 0.00%
Gabon 0.00%
Jordan 0.00%
North Macedonia 0.00%
Romania 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
China 0.00%
Fiji 0.00%
Jamaica 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Turkey 0.00%
Botswana 0.00%
Iraq 0.00%
Tonga 0.00%
Paraguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2022 19.90% -0.90%
2021 20.80% -1.50%
2020 22.30% 2.60%
2019 19.70% 0.10%
2018 19.60% -1.40%
2017 21.00% -2.70%
2016 23.70% 1.10%
2015 22.60% 0.00%
2014 22.60% -0.70%
2013 23.30% -3.70%
2012 27.00% -5.20%
2011 32.20% -1.90%
2010 34.10% -1.60%
2009 35.70% -1.50%
2008 37.20% -3.10%
2007 40.30% -3.50%
2006 43.80% 4.70%
2005 39.10% -3.70%
2004 42.80% -1.90%
2003 44.70% -7.00%
2002 51.70% 12.20%
2001 39.50% 39.50%
2000 0.00% -41.40%
1999 41.40% 41.40%
1998 0.00% -38.00%
1997 38.00% 38.00%
1996 0.00% -43.60%
1995 43.60% 43.60%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% -21.80%
1990 21.80% 21.80%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%