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Table 6 Geographic profile of poverty in Latin America (2000–2013), region aggregate.

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

  2000 2013
Urban Rural Total Urban Rural Total
Panel A—Incidence
 Extreme poor 19.1 55.4 28.8 9.8 34.8 15.9
 Moderate poor 17.0 18.3 17.4 12.2 19.4 13.7
 Vulnerable 37.1 20.0 32.4 39.6 32.5 37.6
 Middle class 24.6 6.0 19.6 35.5 12.9 30.5
 High income 2.2 0.4 1.7 2.9 0.4 2.3
 Total 100 100 100 100 100 100
Panel B—geographic distribution
 Extreme poor 46.4 53.6 100 42.3 57.7 100
 Moderate poor 70.0 30.0 100 62.0 38.0 100
 Vulnerable 82.2 17.8 100 77.7 22.3 100
 Middle class 91.0 9.0 100 89.7 10.3 100
 High income 92.7 7.3 100 95.9 4.1 100
 % of the population 71.6 28.4 100 73.7 26.3 100
  1. Results based on 15 countries (Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, El Salvador)