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China - Poverty headcount ratio at $5.5 a day based on purchasing-power-parity

31.5 (%) in 2014

In 2014, poverty ratio at $5.5 a day for China was 31.5 %. Poverty ratio at $5.5 a day of China fell gradually from 92.4 % in 1996 to 31.5 % in 2014.

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What is poverty ratio at $5.5 a day?

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.

What is China poverty ratio at $5.5 a day?

Date Value Change, %
2014 31.5 -13.22 %
2013 36.3 -18.06 %
2012 44.3 -9.78 %
2011 49.1 -8.05 %
2010 53.4 -11.74 %
2008 60.5 -14.43 %
2005 70.7 -12.39 %
2002 80.7 -9.33 %
1999 89.0 -3.68 %
1996 92.4 -4.05 %
1993 96.3 -2.03 %
1990 98.3