Argentina Poverty Rate 1980-2022

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 2020 was 18.20%, a 3.7% increase from 2019.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2019 was 14.50%, a 2.1% increase from 2018.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2018 was 12.40%, a 2.6% increase from 2017.
  • Argentina poverty rate for 2017 was 9.80%, a 1.7% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Argentina 18.20%
Uruguay 4.60%
Chile 4.40%
Argentina Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 18.20% 3.70%
2019 14.50% 2.10%
2018 12.40% 2.60%
2017 9.80% -1.70%
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% -1.20%
1980 7.60% -1.20%