Argentina Poverty Rate 1980-2021

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.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2019 was 14.40%, a 2.1% increase from 2018.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2018 was 12.30%, a 2.4% increase from 2017.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2017 was 9.90%, a 1.6% decline from 2016.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2016 was 11.50%, a 0.3% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Argentina 14.40%
Panama 12.10%
Uruguay 3.20%
Argentina Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 14.40% 2.10%
2018 12.30% 2.40%
2017 9.90% -1.60%
2016 11.50% -0.30%
2014 11.80% 1.00%
2013 10.80% 0.10%
2012 10.70% -0.90%
2011 11.60% -2.50%
2010 14.10% -1.50%
2009 15.60% -1.50%
2008 17.10% -2.10%
2007 19.20% -1.10%
2006 20.30% -4.70%
2005 25.00% -4.20%
2004 29.20% -4.50%
2003 33.70% -16.20%
2002 49.90% 13.00%
2001 36.90% 5.40%
2000 31.50% 3.00%
1999 28.50% 0.60%
1998 27.90% 2.80%
1997 25.10% -1.20%
1996 26.30% 1.70%
1995 24.60% 4.00%
1994 20.60% 2.80%
1993 17.80% -0.60%
1992 18.40% -0.60%
1991 19.00% 8.70%
1987 10.30% 3.90%
1986 6.40% -1.10%
1980 7.50% -1.10%