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Costa Rica - Poverty headcount ratio at $1.9 a day based on purchasing-power-parity in constant prices of 2011

1.30 (%) in 2016

In 2016, poverty rate at $1.9 a day for Costa Rica was 1.3 %. Poverty rate at $1.9 a day of Costa Rica fell gradually from 6.5 % in 1997 to 1.3 % in 2016.

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Population below $1.9 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.9 a day at 2005 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.

Date Value Change, %
2016 1.30 -13.33 %
2015 1.50 7.14 %
2014 1.40 -12.50 %
2013 1.60 0.00 %
2012 1.60 0.00 %
2011 1.60 6.67 %
2010 1.50 -37.50 %
2009 2.40 9.09 %
2008 2.20 29.41 %
2007 1.70 -46.88 %
2006 3.20 3.23 %
2005 3.10