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The poverty rate of $1.90 a day in the World

9.9 % in 2015

The poverty rate of $1.90 a day of World fell gradually from 42.1 % in 1981 to 9.9 % in 2015.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 9.90 -11.61 %
2013 11.20 -12.50 %
2012 12.80 -6.57 %
2011 13.70 -12.74 %
2010 15.70 -13.74 %
2008 18.20 -12.08 %
2005 20.70 -18.82 %
2002 25.50 -10.84 %
1999 28.60 -2.72 %
1996 29.40 -13.53 %
1993 34.00 -5.29 %
1990 35.90
Number of Poor 731 millions in 2015 WB
Poverty Gap % in 2015 WB
$5.50 a day 46 % in 2015 WB
$3.20 a day 26.2 % in 2015 WB
Country (%)
Madagascar 77.6 in 2012 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 76.6 in 2012 WB
Burundi 71.8 in 2013 WB
Malawi 70.3 in 2016 WB
Guinea Bissau 67.1 in 2010 WB
Central African Republic 66.3 in 2008 WB
Mozambique 62.4 in 2014 WB
Uzbekistan 62.1 in 2003 WB
Lesotho 59.7 in 2010 WB
Zambia 57.5 in 2015 WB
Rwanda 55.5 in 2016 WB
Nigeria 53.5 in 2009 WB
Sierra Leone 52.2 in 2011 WB
Turkmenistan 51.4 in 1998 WB
Mali 49.7 in 2009 WB
Benin 49.5 in 2015 WB
Togo 49.2 in 2015 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 49.1 in 2011 WB
Niger 44.5 in 2014 WB
Burkina Faso 43.7 in 2014 WB
South Sudan 42.7 in 2009 WB
Eswatini 42 in 2009 WB
Uganda 41.7 in 2016 WB
Liberia 40.9 in 2016 WB
Chad 38.4 in 2011 WB
Papua New Guinea 38 in 2009 WB
Senegal 38 in 2011 WB
Congo 37 in 2011 WB
Kenya 36.8 in 2015 WB
Guinea 35.3 in 2012 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 32.3 in 2010 WB
Timor-Leste 30.7 in 2014 WB
Angola 30.1 in 2008 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 28.2 in 2015 WB
Ethiopia 27.3 in 2015 WB
Solomon Islands 25.1 in 2013 WB
Haiti 25 in 2012 WB
Cameroon 23.8 in 2014 WB
Suriname 23.4 in 1999 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 22.7 in 2012 WB
Zimbabwe 21.4 in 2011 WB
India 21.2 in 2011 WB
South Africa 18.9 in 2014 WB
Yemen 18.8 in 2014 WB
Comoros 17.9 in 2013 WB
Honduras 17.2 in 2017 WB
Djibouti 17.1 in 2017 WB
Botswana 16.1 in 2015 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 15.4 in 2013 WB
Nepal 15 in 2010 WB
Sudan 14.9 in 2009 WB
Bangladesh 14.8 in 2016 WB
Guyana 14 in 1998 WB
Belize 13.9 in 1999 WB
Namibia 13.4 in 2015 WB
Ghana 13.3 in 2016 WB
Vanuatu 13.1 in 2010 WB
Kiribati 12.9 in 2006 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 10.2 in 2006 WB
Gambia 10.1 in 2015 WB
Guatemala 8.7 in 2014 WB
Cabo Verde 8.1 in 2007 WB
Philippines 7.8 in 2015 WB
Maldives 7.3 in 2009 WB
Myanmar 6.2 in 2015 WB
Mauritania 6 in 2014 WB
Bolivia 5.8 in 2017 WB
Indonesia 5.7 in 2017 WB
Romania 5.7 in 2015 WB
North Macedonia 5.2 in 2015 WB
Georgia 5 in 2017 WB
Brazil 4.8 in 2017 WB
Tajikistan 4.8 in 2015 WB
Saint Lucia 4.7 in 2016 WB
Colombia 3.9 in 2017 WB
Pakistan 3.9 in 2015 WB
Gabon 3.4 in 2017 WB
Peru 3.4 in 2017 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 3.4 in 1992 WB
Tuvalu 3.3 in 2010 WB
Ecuador 3.2 in 2017 WB
Nicaragua 3.2 in 2014 WB
Iraq 2.5 in 2012 WB
Mexico 2.5 in 2016 WB
Panama 2.5 in 2017 WB
Italy 2 in 2015 WB
Viet Nam 2 in 2016 WB
El Salvador 1.9 in 2017 WB
Jamaica 1.7 in 2004 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 1.7 in 2004 WB
Dominican Republic 1.6 in 2016 WB
Bhutan 1.5 in 2017 WB
Bulgaria 1.5 in 2014 WB
Greece 1.5 in 2015 WB
Kyrgyzstan 1.5 in 2017 WB
Armenia 1.4 in 2017 WB
Fiji 1.4 in 2013 WB
Egypt 1.3 in 2015 WB
Paraguay 1.2 in 2017 WB
United States of America 1.2 in 2016 WB
Albania 1.1 in 2012 WB
Samoa 1.1 in 2013 WB
Seychelles 1.1 in 2013 WB
Costa Rica 1 in 2017 WB
Morocco 1 in 2013 WB
Palestine 1 in 2016 WB
Spain 1 in 2015 WB
Tonga 1 in 2015 WB
Sri Lanka 0.8 in 2016 WB
Australia 0.7 in 2014 WB
Austria 0.7 in 2015 WB
Chile 0.7 in 2017 WB
China 0.7 in 2015 WB
Croatia 0.7 in 2015 WB
Latvia 0.7 in 2015 WB
Lithuania 0.7 in 2015 WB
Slovakia 0.7 in 2015 WB
Mongolia 0.6 in 2016 WB
Algeria 0.5 in 2011 WB
Canada 0.5 in 2013 WB
Estonia 0.5 in 2015 WB
Hungary 0.5 in 2015 WB
Mauritius 0.5 in 2012 WB
Portugal 0.5 in 2015 WB
Sweden 0.5 in 2015 WB
Argentina 0.4 in 2017 WB
Iran 0.3 in 2016 WB
Tunisia 0.3 in 2015 WB
Denmark 0.2 in 2015 WB
Ireland 0.2 in 2015 WB
Israel 0.2 in 2016 WB
Japan 0.2 in 2008 WB
Luxembourg 0.2 in 2015 WB
Norway 0.2 in 2015 WB
Republic of Korea 0.2 in 2012 WB
Turkey 0.2 in 2016 WB
United Kingdom 0.2 in 2015 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.1 in 2011 WB
Jordan 0.1 in 2010 WB
Republic of Moldova 0.1 in 2017 WB
Serbia 0.1 in 2015 WB
Ukraine 0.1 in 2016 WB
Uruguay 0.1 in 2017 WB
Azerbaijan 0 in 2005 WB
Belarus 0 in 2017 WB
Belgium 0 in 2015 WB
Cyprus 0 in 2015 WB
Czech Republic 0 in 2015 WB
Finland 0 in 2015 WB
France 0 in 2015 WB
Germany 0 in 2015 WB
Iceland 0 in 2014 WB
Kazakhstan 0 in 2017 WB
Lebanon 0 in 2011 WB
Malaysia 0 in 2015 WB
Malta 0 in 2015 WB
Montenegro 0 in 2014 WB
Netherlands 0 in 2015 WB
Poland 0 in 2016 WB
Russian Federation 0 in 2015 WB
Slovenia 0 in 2015 WB
Switzerland 0 in 2015 WB
Thailand 0 in 2017 WB

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