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The poverty gap of $1.90 a day in the World

3 % in 2015

Between 1981 and 2015, the poverty gap of $1.90 a day of World was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 17.9 % in 1981 to 3 % in 2015.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 3.00 -11.76 %
2013 3.40 -10.53 %
2012 3.80 -7.32 %
2011 4.10 -12.77 %
2010 4.70 -12.96 %
2008 5.40 -14.29 %
2005 6.30 -23.17 %
2002 8.20 -13.68 %
1999 9.50 -3.06 %
1996 9.80 -18.33 %
1993 12.00 -5.51 %
1990 12.70
Number of Poor 731 millions in 2015 WB
Poverty Rate 9.9 % in 2015 WB
$5.50 a day 20.8 % in 2015 WB
$3.20 a day 9.2 % in 2015 WB
Country (%)
Madagascar 39 in 2012 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 38.6 in 2012 WB
Central African Republic 33.1 in 2008 WB
Lesotho 31.8 in 2010 WB
Guinea Bissau 30.5 in 2010 WB
Burundi 30.4 in 2013 WB
Zambia 29.5 in 2015 WB
Malawi 29.4 in 2016 WB
Mozambique 27.5 in 2014 WB
Benin 22.4 in 2015 WB
Uzbekistan 22.1 in 2003 WB
Nigeria 21.8 in 2009 WB
Rwanda 20.2 in 2016 WB
Togo 19.9 in 2015 WB
Turkmenistan 19.4 in 1998 WB
South Sudan 18.9 in 2009 WB
Sierra Leone 16.7 in 2011 WB
Eswatini 16.6 in 2009 WB
Suriname 16.5 in 1999 WB
Mali 15.4 in 2009 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 15.4 in 2011 WB
Chad 15.3 in 2011 WB
Congo 14.9 in 2011 WB
Papua New Guinea 14.8 in 2009 WB
Niger 13.5 in 2014 WB
Uganda 13.2 in 2016 WB
Liberia 13 in 2016 WB
Senegal 12.8 in 2011 WB
Kenya 11.6 in 2015 WB
Burkina Faso 11.1 in 2014 WB
Guinea 10.3 in 2012 WB
Angola 9.6 in 2008 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 9.1 in 2015 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 8.6 in 2010 WB
Haiti 8.1 in 2012 WB
Ethiopia 7.9 in 2015 WB
Cameroon 7.6 in 2014 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 7.1 in 2006 WB
Honduras 6.8 in 2017 WB
Solomon Islands 6.8 in 2013 WB
Timor-Leste 6.7 in 2014 WB
Comoros 6.2 in 2013 WB
South Africa 6.2 in 2014 WB
Belize 6.1 in 1999 WB
Djibouti 5.7 in 2017 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 5.5 in 2013 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 5.3 in 2012 WB
Zimbabwe 5.2 in 2011 WB
Guyana 5 in 1998 WB
Ghana 4.7 in 2016 WB
Namibia 4.6 in 2015 WB
Yemen 4.5 in 2014 WB
Botswana 4.3 in 2015 WB
India 4.3 in 2011 WB
Sudan 4 in 2009 WB
Kiribati 3.3 in 2006 WB
Vanuatu 3.2 in 2010 WB
Nepal 3.1 in 2010 WB
Bangladesh 2.7 in 2016 WB
Saint Lucia 2.7 in 2016 WB
Bolivia 2.5 in 2017 WB
Guatemala 2.5 in 2014 WB
Gambia 2.2 in 2015 WB
North Macedonia 2.1 in 2015 WB
Romania 1.9 in 2015 WB
Brazil 1.8 in 2017 WB
Cabo Verde 1.8 in 2007 WB
Colombia 1.6 in 2017 WB
Maldives 1.5 in 2009 WB
Myanmar 1.5 in 2015 WB
Philippines 1.5 in 2015 WB
Italy 1.4 in 2015 WB
Mauritania 1.4 in 2014 WB
Georgia 1.3 in 2017 WB
Ecuador 1.1 in 2017 WB
Tajikistan 1 in 2015 WB
United States of America 1 in 2016 WB
Indonesia 0.9 in 2017 WB
Panama 0.9 in 2017 WB
Peru 0.9 in 2017 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 0.9 in 1992 WB
Gabon 0.8 in 2017 WB
Greece 0.8 in 2015 WB
Nicaragua 0.7 in 2014 WB
Mexico 0.6 in 2016 WB
Spain 0.6 in 2015 WB
Australia 0.5 in 2014 WB
Austria 0.5 in 2015 WB
Bulgaria 0.5 in 2014 WB
Dominican Republic 0.5 in 2016 WB
Lithuania 0.5 in 2015 WB
Pakistan 0.5 in 2015 WB
Chile 0.4 in 2017 WB
Costa Rica 0.4 in 2017 WB
El Salvador 0.4 in 2017 WB
Estonia 0.4 in 2015 WB
Iraq 0.4 in 2012 WB
Jamaica 0.4 in 2004 WB
Latvia 0.4 in 2015 WB
Seychelles 0.4 in 2013 WB
Tuvalu 0.4 in 2010 WB
Viet Nam 0.4 in 2016 WB
Croatia 0.3 in 2015 WB
Hungary 0.3 in 2015 WB
Kyrgyzstan 0.3 in 2017 WB
Portugal 0.3 in 2015 WB
Slovakia 0.3 in 2015 WB
Sweden 0.3 in 2015 WB
Albania 0.2 in 2012 WB
Algeria 0.2 in 2011 WB
Argentina 0.2 in 2017 WB
Armenia 0.2 in 2017 WB
Bhutan 0.2 in 2017 WB
Canada 0.2 in 2013 WB
China 0.2 in 2015 WB
Egypt 0.2 in 2015 WB
Fiji 0.2 in 2013 WB
Ireland 0.2 in 2015 WB
Japan 0.2 in 2008 WB
Luxembourg 0.2 in 2015 WB
Morocco 0.2 in 2013 WB
Palestine 0.2 in 2016 WB
Paraguay 0.2 in 2017 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 0.2 in 2004 WB
Tonga 0.2 in 2015 WB
Denmark 0.1 in 2015 WB
Israel 0.1 in 2016 WB
Mauritius 0.1 in 2012 WB
Mongolia 0.1 in 2016 WB
Republic of Korea 0.1 in 2012 WB
Samoa 0.1 in 2013 WB
Sri Lanka 0.1 in 2016 WB
United Kingdom 0.1 in 2015 WB
Azerbaijan 0 in 2005 WB
Belarus 0 in 2017 WB
Belgium 0 in 2015 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 in 2011 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
Iran 0 in 2016 WB
Jordan 0 in 2010 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
Norway 0 in 2015 WB
Poland 0 in 2016 WB
Republic of Moldova 0 in 2017 WB
Russian Federation 0 in 2015 WB
Serbia 0 in 2015 WB
Slovenia 0 in 2015 WB
Switzerland 0 in 2015 WB
Thailand 0 in 2017 WB
Tunisia 0 in 2015 WB
Turkey 0 in 2016 WB
Ukraine 0 in 2016 WB
Uruguay 0 in 2017 WB

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