Ecuador Poverty Rate 1994-2021

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.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2019 was 25.40%, a 1.2% increase from 2018.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2018 was 24.20%, a 0.9% increase from 2017.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2017 was 23.30%, a 0.7% decline from 2016.
  • Ecuador poverty rate for 2016 was 24.00%, a 0.8% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 44.00%
Colombia 29.40%
Ecuador 25.40%
Peru 20.60%
Brazil 19.60%
Paraguay 15.40%
Dominican Republic 12.40%
Costa Rica 10.60%
Turkey 10.20%
Thailand 6.20%
Belarus 0.20%
Ecuador Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 25.40% 1.20%
2018 24.20% 0.90%
2017 23.30% -0.70%
2016 24.00% -0.80%
2015 24.80% 1.00%
2014 23.80% -3.40%
2013 27.20% -0.40%
2012 27.60% -2.60%
2011 30.20% -4.30%
2010 34.50% -3.80%
2009 38.30% -0.10%
2008 38.40% -2.10%
2007 40.50% -0.90%
2006 41.40% -5.10%
2005 46.50% -8.40%
2004 54.90% 1.10%
2003 53.80% -18.90%
2000 72.70% 9.30%
1999 63.40% 2.50%
1994 60.90% 2.50%