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Poverty in Costa Rica

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Poverty In Costa Rica

Costa Rica has the lowest poverty rate in Central America. Despite this it has struggled to keep the amount of persons below the poverty line under 20% of the population.

YearTotal PovertyExtreme PovertyNon Extreme Poverty
201121.6%15.2%6.4%
201021.3%15.3%6.0%

See the comparison graph below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a comparison of Poverty in Central America with Costa Rica see the graph below.

 

 

 

 

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