Poverty & Equity

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Latin America & Caribbean


Regional Indicators

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
$9,286 $8,331
GDP growth (annual %)
1% -1.1%
Population, total (millions)
391.3 561.9
Poverty headcount ratio at $1.90 a day (2011 PPP) (% of population)
17.8% 5.6%

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Poverty headcount ratio, at $1.90 a day
REGIONAL POVERTY TREND:
PEOPLE LIVING ON LESS THAN $1.90 A DAY
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
LATEST COUNTRY POVERTY DATA:
POVERTY HEADCOUNT AT $1.90 AND $3.10 A DAY
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
LATEST COUNTRY INEQUALITY DATA:
DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME OR CONSUMPTION BY QUINTILE
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and PovcalNet
LATEST SHARED PROSPERITY DATA:
ANNUALIZED GROWTH IN MEAN PER CAPITA INCOME OR CONSUMPTION (%)
Source: Poverty & Equity Databank and Global Database of Shared Prosperity
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