In 2014, number of poor at $1.9 a day for China was 18.5 million persons. Between 1996 and 2014, number of poor at $1.9 a day of China was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 511.9 million persons in 1996 to 18.5 million persons in 2014.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Number of people, in millions, living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 PPP is calculated by multiplying the poverty rate and the population. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.