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Egypt - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

27.8 (%) in 2015

In 2015, poverty ratio at national poverty line for Egypt was 27.8 %. Poverty ratio at national poverty line of Egypt increased from 19.6 % in 2004 to 27.8 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 9.23 %.

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What is poverty ratio at national poverty line?

National poverty headcount ratio is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty lines. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

What is Egypt poverty ratio at national poverty line?

Date Value Change, %
2015 27.8 5.70 %
2012 26.3 4.37 %
2010 25.2 16.67 %
2008 21.6 10.20 %
2004 19.6 17.37 %
1999 16.7