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The poverty gap of $3.20 a day in the World

9.2 % in 2015

The poverty gap of $3.20 a day of World fell gradually from 31.3 % in 1981 to 9.2 % in 2015.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 9.20 -9.80 %
2013 10.20 -10.53 %
2012 11.40 -5.79 %
2011 12.10 -9.70 %
2010 13.40 -10.67 %
2008 15.00 -11.24 %
2005 16.90 -15.92 %
2002 20.10 -9.87 %
1999 22.30 -2.62 %
1996 22.90 -10.89 %
1993 25.70 -3.75 %
1990 26.70
Number of Poor 1,929.3 millions in 2015 WB
Poverty Rate 26.2 % in 2015 WB
$5.50 a day 20.8 % in 2015 WB
$1.90 a day % in 2015 WB
Country (%)
Madagascar 57.9 in 2012 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 57.6 in 2012 WB
Burundi 51.5 in 2013 WB
Malawi 50.8 in 2016 WB
Central African Republic 50.5 in 2008 WB
Guinea Bissau 49.6 in 2010 WB
Lesotho 47.6 in 2010 WB
Mozambique 46.1 in 2014 WB
Zambia 44.5 in 2015 WB
Uzbekistan 44.4 in 2003 WB
Nigeria 40.3 in 2009 WB
Rwanda 40.3 in 2016 WB
Benin 39.5 in 2015 WB
Turkmenistan 38.6 in 1998 WB
Sierra Leone 38 in 2011 WB
Togo 37.1 in 2015 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 36.3 in 2011 WB
Mali 36.2 in 2009 WB
Niger 33.6 in 2014 WB
South Sudan 33.3 in 2009 WB
Burkina Faso 32.2 in 2014 WB
Eswatini 32.1 in 2009 WB
Liberia 31.7 in 2016 WB
Uganda 31.3 in 2016 WB
Chad 30.8 in 2011 WB
Papua New Guinea 30.2 in 2009 WB
Senegal 29.6 in 2011 WB
Congo 29.1 in 2011 WB
Guinea 28.4 in 2012 WB
Kenya 28.4 in 2015 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 26.8 in 2010 WB
Timor-Leste 26.3 in 2014 WB
Suriname 23.7 in 1999 WB
Angola 23.6 in 2008 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 23.3 in 2015 WB
Ethiopia 23.1 in 2015 WB
Solomon Islands 21.4 in 2013 WB
Haiti 20.3 in 2012 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 20 in 2012 WB
India 19.7 in 2011 WB
Cameroon 18.7 in 2014 WB
Yemen 17.3 in 2014 WB
Zimbabwe 17.3 in 2011 WB
Nepal 15.8 in 2010 WB
Bangladesh 15.6 in 2016 WB
South Africa 15.3 in 2014 WB
Comoros 15 in 2013 WB
Djibouti 14.9 in 2017 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 14.2 in 2013 WB
Honduras 14 in 2017 WB
Botswana 13.8 in 2015 WB
Sudan 13.6 in 2009 WB
Vanuatu 12.7 in 2010 WB
Belize 11.8 in 1999 WB
Ghana 11.8 in 2016 WB
Guyana 11.7 in 1998 WB
Namibia 11.5 in 2015 WB
Kiribati 11.3 in 2006 WB
Gambia 10.8 in 2015 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 9.8 in 2006 WB
Philippines 9 in 2015 WB
Guatemala 8.2 in 2014 WB
Cabo Verde 8 in 2007 WB
Myanmar 7.7 in 2015 WB
Pakistan 7.6 in 2015 WB
Maldives 7.3 in 2009 WB
Indonesia 7.1 in 2017 WB
Mauritania 6.6 in 2014 WB
Tajikistan 5.3 in 2015 WB
Bolivia 4.9 in 2017 WB
Georgia 4.9 in 2017 WB
Romania 4.9 in 2015 WB
Saint Lucia 4.8 in 2016 WB
North Macedonia 4.3 in 2015 WB
Tuvalu 4.3 in 2010 WB
Brazil 4 in 2017 WB
Iraq 3.9 in 2012 WB
Colombia 3.8 in 2017 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 3.7 in 1992 WB
Kyrgyzstan 3.5 in 2017 WB
Nicaragua 3.4 in 2014 WB
Gabon 3.2 in 2017 WB
Peru 3.2 in 2017 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 3.2 in 2004 WB
Egypt 3 in 2015 WB
Ecuador 2.9 in 2017 WB
Fiji 2.9 in 2013 WB
Mexico 2.9 in 2016 WB
Armenia 2.5 in 2017 WB
Bhutan 2.5 in 2017 WB
El Salvador 2.2 in 2017 WB
Jamaica 2.2 in 2004 WB
Panama 2.2 in 2017 WB
Viet Nam 2.2 in 2016 WB
Samoa 2 in 2013 WB
Sri Lanka 1.9 in 2016 WB
Dominican Republic 1.7 in 2016 WB
Italy 1.7 in 2015 WB
Albania 1.6 in 2012 WB
Morocco 1.6 in 2013 WB
Tonga 1.5 in 2015 WB
Bulgaria 1.4 in 2014 WB
China 1.4 in 2015 WB
Paraguay 1.4 in 2017 WB
Greece 1.3 in 2015 WB
Mongolia 1.2 in 2016 WB
Palestine 1.1 in 2016 WB
United States of America 1.1 in 2016 WB
Costa Rica 1 in 2017 WB
Seychelles 0.9 in 2013 WB
Spain 0.9 in 2015 WB
Algeria 0.8 in 2011 WB
Lithuania 0.8 in 2015 WB
Chile 0.7 in 2017 WB
Latvia 0.7 in 2015 WB
Mauritius 0.7 in 2012 WB
Argentina 0.6 in 2017 WB
Australia 0.6 in 2014 WB
Austria 0.6 in 2015 WB
Croatia 0.6 in 2015 WB
Tunisia 0.6 in 2015 WB
Estonia 0.5 in 2015 WB
Hungary 0.5 in 2015 WB
Iran 0.5 in 2016 WB
Portugal 0.5 in 2015 WB
Slovakia 0.5 in 2015 WB
Jordan 0.4 in 2010 WB
Sweden 0.4 in 2015 WB
Turkey 0.4 in 2016 WB
Canada 0.3 in 2013 WB
Ireland 0.3 in 2015 WB
Japan 0.3 in 2008 WB
Denmark 0.2 in 2015 WB
Israel 0.2 in 2016 WB
Luxembourg 0.2 in 2015 WB
Republic of Korea 0.2 in 2012 WB
Serbia 0.2 in 2015 WB
Belgium 0.1 in 2015 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.1 in 2011 WB
France 0.1 in 2015 WB
Kazakhstan 0.1 in 2017 WB
Montenegro 0.1 in 2014 WB
Norway 0.1 in 2015 WB
Republic of Moldova 0.1 in 2017 WB
Thailand 0.1 in 2017 WB
Ukraine 0.1 in 2016 WB
United Kingdom 0.1 in 2015 WB
Uruguay 0.1 in 2017 WB
Azerbaijan 0 in 2005 WB
Belarus 0 in 2017 WB
Cyprus 0 in 2015 WB
Czech Republic 0 in 2015 WB
Finland 0 in 2015 WB
Germany 0 in 2015 WB
Iceland 0 in 2014 WB
Lebanon 0 in 2011 WB
Malaysia 0 in 2015 WB
Malta 0 in 2015 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

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