Share of population living on less than 3.20 U.S. dollars per day in Peru from 2005 to 2017
Peru: poverty headcount ratio at 3.20 U.S. dollars a day 2005-2017
The poverty rate in Peru has been decreasing recently. In 2017, approximately 9.8 percent of the Peruvian population was living on less than 3.20 U.S. dollars per day, down from 30.7 percent in 2005.

Still, social inequality remains a challenge in Peru and in the whole Latin American region.
Share of population living on less than 3.20 U.S. dollars per day in Peru from 2005 to 2017
Percentage of population
20179.8%
201610%
201510.3%
201410.6%
201311.4%
201212.2%
201113.3%
201014.8%
200917.1%
200819.4%
200723%
200626.8%
200530.7%
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Central and South America, Peru

Survey time period

2005 to 2017

Special properties

Prices adjusted for relative purchasing power parity (PPP) at 2011 exchange rates

Peru: poverty headcount ratio at 3.20 U.S. dollars a day 2005-2017
The poverty rate in Peru has been decreasing recently. In 2017, approximately 9.8 percent of the Peruvian population was living on less than 3.20 U.S. dollars per day, down from 30.7 percent in 2005.

Still, social inequality remains a challenge in Peru and in the whole Latin American region.
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