Argentina Poverty Rate 1980-2024

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 2021 was 10.60%, a 3.5% decline from 2020.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2020 was 14.10%, a 2.9% increase from 2019.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2019 was 11.20%, a 1.5% increase from 2018.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2018 was 9.70%, a 1.8% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.90%
Argentina 10.60%
Uruguay 6.70%
Argentina Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2021 10.60% -3.50%
2020 14.10% 2.90%
2019 11.20% 1.50%
2018 9.70% 1.80%
2017 7.90% -0.90%
2016 8.80% -0.30%
2014 9.10% 0.60%
2013 8.50% 0.00%
2012 8.50% -0.50%
2011 9.00% -2.20%
2010 11.20% -1.60%
2009 12.80% -1.30%
2008 14.10% -1.30%
2007 15.40% -1.40%
2006 16.80% -4.00%
2005 20.80% -3.90%
2004 24.70% -4.90%
2003 29.60% -14.80%
2002 44.40% 13.30%
2001 31.10% 4.80%
2000 26.30% 2.10%
1999 24.20% 0.90%
1998 23.30% 2.00%
1997 21.30% -1.10%
1996 22.40% 1.90%
1995 20.50% 4.80%
1994 15.70% 0.60%
1993 15.10% 0.20%
1992 14.90% 0.60%
1991 14.30% 6.70%
1987 7.60% 2.80%
1986 4.80% -0.70%
1980 5.50% -0.70%