Uruguay Poverty Rate 2006-2022

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.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2020 was 4.60%, a 1.4% increase from 2019.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2019 was 3.20%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2018 was 3.00%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2017 was 2.90%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Argentina 18.20%
Uruguay 4.60%
Chile 4.40%
Uruguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 4.60% 1.40%
2019 3.20% 0.20%
2018 3.00% 0.10%
2017 2.90% -0.80%
2016 3.70% -0.30%
2015 4.00% -0.20%
2014 4.20% -0.80%
2013 5.00% -0.50%
2012 5.50% -0.40%
2011 5.90% -2.70%
2010 8.60% -1.20%
2009 9.80% -0.70%
2008 10.50% -4.20%
2007 14.70% -2.30%
2006 17.00% -2.30%