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The poverty gap of $5.50 a day in the World

20.8 % in 2015

The poverty gap of $5.50 a day of World fell gradually from 47.4 % in 1981 to 20.8 % in 2015.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 20.80 -7.96 %
2013 22.60 -7.00 %
2012 24.30 -3.95 %
2011 25.30 -5.95 %
2010 26.90 -7.56 %
2008 29.10 -8.49 %
2005 31.80 -10.42 %
2002 35.50 -6.82 %
1999 38.10 -1.80 %
1996 38.80 -5.60 %
1993 41.10 -0.96 %
1990 41.50
Number of Poor 3,384.8 millions in 2015 WB
Poverty Rate 46 % in 2015 WB
$3.20 a day 9.2 % in 2015 WB
$1.90 a day % in 2015 WB
Country (%)
Democratic Republic of the Congo 73.4 in 2012 WB
Madagascar 73.4 in 2012 WB
Burundi 69.3 in 2013 WB
Malawi 68.9 in 2016 WB
Central African Republic 66.6 in 2008 WB
Guinea Bissau 66.4 in 2010 WB
Uzbekistan 64.7 in 2003 WB
Mozambique 63.5 in 2014 WB
Lesotho 63.3 in 2010 WB
Zambia 60 in 2015 WB
Rwanda 59.9 in 2016 WB
Nigeria 59.6 in 2009 WB
Sierra Leone 59.6 in 2011 WB
Benin 59.2 in 2015 WB
Turkmenistan 58.8 in 1998 WB
Mali 58.3 in 2009 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 57.8 in 2011 WB
Togo 56.2 in 2015 WB
Niger 55.9 in 2014 WB
Burkina Faso 54.9 in 2014 WB
Liberia 53.9 in 2016 WB
Uganda 52 in 2016 WB
Guinea 51.7 in 2012 WB
Timor-Leste 51.5 in 2014 WB
South Sudan 51.3 in 2009 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 50.7 in 2010 WB
Chad 50.6 in 2011 WB
Senegal 50.5 in 2011 WB
Papua New Guinea 50.2 in 2009 WB
Eswatini 49.7 in 2009 WB
Kenya 49.2 in 2015 WB
Congo 47.6 in 2011 WB
Ethiopia 45.4 in 2015 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 43.6 in 2015 WB
India 43.5 in 2011 WB
Solomon Islands 43.5 in 2013 WB
Angola 42.9 in 2008 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 42.9 in 2012 WB
Haiti 39.8 in 2012 WB
Yemen 39.3 in 2014 WB
Bangladesh 39.2 in 2016 WB
Nepal 38.5 in 2010 WB
Zimbabwe 36.1 in 2011 WB
Cameroon 35 in 2014 WB
Suriname 34.3 in 1999 WB
Sudan 32.6 in 2009 WB
Djibouti 32.5 in 2017 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 31.6 in 2013 WB
Vanuatu 31.6 in 2010 WB
Comoros 30.5 in 2013 WB
Gambia 30.1 in 2015 WB
Botswana 29.4 in 2015 WB
South Africa 29.2 in 2014 WB
Kiribati 29.1 in 2006 WB
Pakistan 28.8 in 2015 WB
Philippines 26 in 2015 WB
Honduras 25.9 in 2017 WB
Myanmar 25.7 in 2015 WB
Ghana 25.4 in 2016 WB
Guyana 25 in 1998 WB
Belize 24 in 1999 WB
Namibia 23.7 in 2015 WB
Indonesia 22.7 in 2017 WB
Mauritania 21.6 in 2014 WB
Cabo Verde 21.5 in 2007 WB
Maldives 21 in 2009 WB
Kyrgyzstan 20.9 in 2017 WB
Guatemala 20.4 in 2014 WB
Tajikistan 18.9 in 2015 WB
Egypt 18.5 in 2015 WB
Iraq 18.4 in 2012 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 16.9 in 2006 WB
Tuvalu 16.1 in 2010 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 15.8 in 2004 WB
Georgia 15.5 in 2017 WB
Fiji 14.9 in 2013 WB
Armenia 14.4 in 2017 WB
Bhutan 12.1 in 2017 WB
Nicaragua 12.1 in 2014 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 11.8 in 1992 WB
Sri Lanka 11.6 in 2016 WB
Mexico 11.2 in 2016 WB
Romania 11 in 2015 WB
Gabon 10.8 in 2017 WB
Bolivia 10.4 in 2017 WB
Albania 10.3 in 2012 WB
Colombia 10.2 in 2017 WB
Samoa 9.8 in 2013 WB
Saint Lucia 9.4 in 2016 WB
Jamaica 9.3 in 2004 WB
North Macedonia 9 in 2015 WB
Peru 8.9 in 2017 WB
Viet Nam 8.9 in 2016 WB
El Salvador 8.8 in 2017 WB
Morocco 8.8 in 2013 WB
Brazil 8.7 in 2017 WB
Mongolia 8.4 in 2016 WB
Ecuador 8.2 in 2017 WB
Tonga 8 in 2015 WB
China 7.8 in 2015 WB
Algeria 6.7 in 2011 WB
Dominican Republic 6.3 in 2016 WB
Palestine 6.2 in 2016 WB
Paraguay 5.8 in 2017 WB
Panama 5.6 in 2017 WB
Mauritius 4.4 in 2012 WB
Tunisia 4.4 in 2015 WB
Jordan 3.8 in 2010 WB
Bulgaria 3.4 in 2014 WB
Costa Rica 3.1 in 2017 WB
Iran 3 in 2016 WB
Republic of Moldova 3 in 2017 WB
Greece 2.8 in 2015 WB
Turkey 2.5 in 2016 WB
Seychelles 2.4 in 2013 WB
Italy 2.3 in 2015 WB
Argentina 2.1 in 2017 WB
Chile 2 in 2017 WB
Croatia 1.6 in 2015 WB
Lithuania 1.6 in 2015 WB
Serbia 1.6 in 2015 WB
Latvia 1.5 in 2015 WB
Spain 1.5 in 2015 WB
Thailand 1.4 in 2017 WB
United States of America 1.4 in 2016 WB
Kazakhstan 1.3 in 2017 WB
Ukraine 1.2 in 2016 WB
Hungary 1.1 in 2015 WB
Montenegro 1.1 in 2014 WB
Portugal 1.1 in 2015 WB
Slovakia 1 in 2015 WB
Azerbaijan 0.9 in 2005 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.9 in 2011 WB
Estonia 0.9 in 2015 WB
Australia 0.8 in 2014 WB
Israel 0.8 in 2016 WB
Austria 0.7 in 2015 WB
Sweden 0.6 in 2015 WB
Uruguay 0.6 in 2017 WB
Canada 0.5 in 2013 WB
Japan 0.5 in 2008 WB
Malaysia 0.5 in 2015 WB
Republic of Korea 0.5 in 2012 WB
Russian Federation 0.5 in 2015 WB
Ireland 0.4 in 2015 WB
Lebanon 0.3 in 2011 WB
Luxembourg 0.3 in 2015 WB
Poland 0.3 in 2016 WB
United Kingdom 0.3 in 2015 WB
Denmark 0.2 in 2015 WB
France 0.2 in 2015 WB
Norway 0.2 in 2015 WB
Belarus 0.1 in 2017 WB
Belgium 0.1 in 2015 WB
Finland 0.1 in 2015 WB
Germany 0.1 in 2015 WB
Malta 0.1 in 2015 WB
Netherlands 0.1 in 2015 WB
Cyprus 0 in 2015 WB
Czech Republic 0 in 2015 WB
Iceland 0 in 2014 WB
Slovenia 0 in 2015 WB
Switzerland 0 in 2015 WB

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