Ecuador Poverty Rate 1994-2024

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.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2021 was 31.70%, a 2.9% decline from 2020.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2020 was 34.60%, a 4.9% increase from 2019.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2019 was 29.70%, a 1.9% increase from 2018.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2018 was 27.80%, a 0.7% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 51.70%
Colombia 39.20%
Peru 33.70%
Ecuador 31.70%
Brazil 28.40%
Dominican Republic 23.20%
Paraguay 20.80%
Costa Rica 14.30%
Thailand 12.20%
Ecuador Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2021 31.70% -2.90%
2020 34.60% 4.90%
2019 29.70% 1.90%
2018 27.80% 0.70%
2017 27.10% -1.10%
2016 28.20% -0.60%
2015 28.80% 1.20%
2014 27.60% -3.60%
2013 31.20% -0.20%
2012 31.40% -3.30%
2011 34.70% -4.10%
2010 38.80% -4.40%
2009 43.20% 0.90%
2008 42.30% -2.60%
2007 44.90% -0.90%
2006 45.80% -4.80%
2005 50.60% -8.30%
2004 58.90% 1.10%
2003 57.80% -18.10%
2000 75.90% 8.10%
1999 67.80% 2.90%
1994 64.90% 2.90%