Number of people living below the poverty line in the U.S. 1990-2017

Number of people living below the poverty line in the United States from 1990 to 2017 (in millions)

Number of people living below the poverty line in the U.S. 1990-2017 This graph shows the number of people living below the poverty line in the United States among all people from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, about 39.7 million people were living below the poverty line in the United States.
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Number of people living below the poverty line in the United States from 1990 to 2017 (in millions)

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Number of poor people in million
199033.59
199135.71
199238.01
199339.27
199438.06
199536.43
199636.53
199735.57
199834.48
199932.79
200031.58
200132.91
200234.57
200335.86
200437.04
200536.95
200636.46
200737.28
200839.83
200943.57
201046.34
201146.25
201246.5
201345.32
201446.66
201543.12
201640.62
201739.7
Number of poor people in million
199033.59
199135.71
199238.01
199339.27
199438.06
199536.43
199636.53
199735.57
199834.48
199932.79
200031.58
200132.91
200234.57
200335.86
200437.04
200536.95
200636.46
200737.28
200839.83
200943.57
201046.34
201146.25
201246.5
201345.32
201446.66
201543.12
201640.62
201739.7
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This graph shows the number of people living below the poverty line in the United States among all people from 1990 to 2017. In 2017, about 39.7 million people were living below the poverty line in the United States.
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