World Population in Extreme Poverty

World population living in extreme poverty, 1820-2015

Extreme poverty is defined as living at a consumption (or income) level below 1.90 "international $" per day. International $ are adjusted for price differences between countries and for price changes over time (inflation).

Data obtained from: World Poverty in absolute numbers (Max Roser based on World Bank and Bourguignon and Morrisson (2002))The author Max Roser licensed this visualization under a CC BY-SA license. You are welcome to share but please refer to its source where you can find more information: