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China - Poverty headcount ratio at $1.9 a day (PPP)

1.85
(% of population)
in 2013

Population below $1.9 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.9 a day at 2005 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.

Date Value Change, %
2013 1.85 -71.41 %
2012 6.47 -18.10 %
2011 7.90 -29.34 %
2010 11.18 -23.69 %
2008 14.65 -21.87 %
2005 18.75 -41.31 %
2002 31.95 -21.19 %
1999 40.54 -3.59 %
1996 42.05 -26.23 %
1993 57.00 -14.39 %
1990 66.58 9.43 %
1987 60.84