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

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Bangladesh is the top country by poverty ratio at $5.5 a day in the world. As of 2016, poverty ratio at $5.5 a day in Bangladesh was 84.5 %. The top 5 countries also includes Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Honduras, and Georgia.

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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.