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Table 3 Poverty transition matrix in Latin America (2003–2013), region aggregate.

From: Poverty, vulnerability, and the middle class in Latin America

% of individuals 2013
Extreme poor Moderate poor Vulnerable Middle class High income Total
2003
 Extreme poor 41.2 32.0 25.1 1.0 0.7 100.0
 Moderate poor 8.0 23.5 61.6 6.4 0.4 100.0
 Vulnerable 2.0 7.7 61.9 28.2 0.3 100.0
 Middle class 0.2 0.9 21.1 75.5 2.3 100.0
 High income 0.0 0.0 0.7 58.9 40.4 100.0
  1. Results based on 12 countries (Argentina (only urban), Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, El Salvador and Uruguay (only urban))