Paraguay Poverty Rate 1990-2023

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.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2020 was 22.30%, a 2.6% increase from 2019.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2019 was 19.70%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2018 was 19.60%, a 1.4% decline from 2017.
  • Paraguay poverty rate for 2017 was 21.00%, a 2.7% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 53.50%
Colombia 44.20%
Peru 42.70%
Ecuador 34.60%
Mexico 32.50%
Dominican Republic 23.80%
Paraguay 22.30%
Costa Rica 19.80%
Brazil 18.70%
Thailand 13.20%
Russia 4.10%
Belarus 1.30%
Paraguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 22.30% 2.60%
2019 19.70% 0.10%
2018 19.60% -1.40%
2017 21.00% -2.70%
2016 23.70% 1.10%
2015 22.60% 0.00%
2014 22.60% -0.70%
2013 23.30% -3.70%
2012 27.00% -5.20%
2011 32.20% -1.90%
2010 34.10% -1.60%
2009 35.70% -1.50%
2008 37.20% -3.10%
2007 40.30% -3.50%
2006 43.80% 4.70%
2005 39.10% -3.70%
2004 42.80% -1.90%
2003 44.70% -7.00%
2002 51.70% 12.20%
2001 39.50% -1.90%
1999 41.40% 3.40%
1997 38.00% -5.60%
1995 43.60% 21.80%
1990 21.80% 21.80%