Belize - Poverty headcount ratio

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Belize was 13.90 as of 1999. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16.40 in 1997 and a minimum value of 9.80 in 1994.

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 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.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1993 10.10
1994 9.80
1996 12.70
1997 16.40
1998 14.90
1999 13.90

Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Belize was 28.40 as of 1999. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.50 in 1997 and a minimum value of 24.80 in 1993.

Definition: Poverty headcount ratio at $3.20 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $3.20 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.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1993 24.80
1994 26.30
1996 30.10
1997 35.50
1998 34.10
1999 28.40

Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)

The value for Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population) in Belize was 53.30 as of 1999. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58.30 in 1997 and a minimum value of 49.40 in 1993.

Definition: 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.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For mor

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Year Value
1993 49.40
1994 52.30
1996 55.80
1997 58.30
1998 56.60
1999 53.30

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates