LAC Equity Lab: A Platform for Poverty and Inequality Analysis

The LAC Equity Lab is a data-sharing platform featuring the latest microdata, indicators, tools, and analytics on poverty, shared prosperity, inequality, and equity in Latin America and the Caribbean. Explore the dashboards below for an in-depth look at the latest trends by country and region, and use our helpful tutorial to get the most out of the site.

New Global Poverty Lines

Note on new global povert: Poverty data are now expresses in 2017 Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) prices, versus 2011 PPP in previus editions. The new global poverty lines of $2.15, $3.65, and $6.85 reflect the typical national poverty lines of low-income, lower-middle-income, and upper-middle-income countries in 2017 prices. For more information see here: 

https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/factsheet/2022/05/02/fact-sheet-an-adjustment-to-global-poverty-lines


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