Number of people living below the poverty line in the United States from 1990 to 2018
(in millions)
Number of people living below the poverty line U.S. 1990-2018
This statistic shows the number of people living below the poverty line in the United States from 1990 to 2018. In 2018, about 38.15 million people were living below the poverty line in the United States.
Number of people living below the poverty line in the United States from 1990 to 2018
(in millions)
Number of poor people in millions
201838.15
201739.7
201640.62
201543.12
201446.66
201345.32
201246.5
201146.25
201046.34
200943.57
200839.83
200737.28
200636.46
200536.95
200437.04
200335.86
200234.57
200132.91
200031.58
199932.79
199834.48
199735.57
199636.53
199536.43
199438.06
199339.27
199238.01
199135.71
199033.59
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Number of people living below the poverty line U.S. 1990-2018
This statistic shows the number of people living below the poverty line in the United States from 1990 to 2018. In 2018, about 38.15 million people were living below the poverty line in the United States.
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