Uruguay Poverty Rate 2006-2024

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 2021 was 6.70%, a 0.5% decline from 2020.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2020 was 7.20%, a 2.1% increase from 2019.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2019 was 5.10%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Uruguay poverty rate for 2018 was 4.90%, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.90%
Argentina 10.60%
Uruguay 6.70%
Uruguay Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2021 6.70% -0.50%
2020 7.20% 2.10%
2019 5.10% 0.20%
2018 4.90% 0.30%
2017 4.60% -1.00%
2016 5.60% -0.40%
2015 6.00% -0.30%
2014 6.30% -1.10%
2013 7.40% -0.40%
2012 7.80% -0.70%
2011 8.50% -3.50%
2010 12.00% -1.60%
2009 13.60% -1.10%
2008 14.70% -4.90%
2007 19.60% -2.70%
2006 22.30% -2.70%