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Poverty in the People's Republic of China

Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in the People's Republic of China and compare poverty indicators among countries in East Asia.

Poverty Data: People's Republic of China

Share of Population Below the National Poverty Line (%)

Country 2015
China, People's Republic of 5.7
Hong Kong, China no data
Korea, Republic of 16.3
Mongolia 21.6
Taipei,China 1.5

Employed Population below $1.90 Purchasing Power Parity a day (%)

Country 2012
China, People's Republic of 5.8
Hong Kong, China no data
Korea, Republic of no data
Mongolia 3.2
Taipei,China 3.1

Infant Mortality Rate (deaths per 1,000 live births)

Country 2015
China, People's Republic of 9
Hong Kong, China 2
Korea, Republic of 3
Mongolia 19
Taipei,China 4

Source: Basic Statistics 2017