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The poverty rate in the World

46 % in 2015

Poverty rate of World fell gradually from 66.2 % in 1981 to 46 % in 2015.

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Date Value Change, %
2015 46.00 -5.54 %
2013 48.70 -4.13 %
2012 50.80 -2.68 %
2011 52.20 -3.15 %
2010 53.90 -4.77 %
2008 56.60 -6.29 %
2005 60.40 -5.77 %
2002 64.10 -4.19 %
1999 66.90 -0.74 %
1996 67.40 -1.03 %
1993 68.10 1.49 %
1990 67.10
The poverty rate in the World
% 26.2 % in 2015 WB
% 9.9 % in 2015 WB
Number of Poor 3,384.8 millions in 2015 WB
Poverty Gap 20.8 % in 2015 WB
$3.20 a day 26.2 % in 2015 WB
$1.90 a day 9.9 % in 2015 WB
Country (%)
South Sudan 82.3 in 2016 WB
Equatorial Guinea 76.8 in 2006 WB
Zimbabwe 72.3 in 2011 WB
Madagascar 70.7 in 2012 WB
Guinea Bissau 69.3 in 2010 WB
Eritrea 69 in 1993 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 66.2 in 2010 WB
Burundi 64.9 in 2014 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 63.9 in 2012 WB
Eswatini 63 in 2009 WB
Central African Republic 62 in 2008 WB
Honduras 61.9 in 2018 WB
Guatemala 59.3 in 2014 WB
Haiti 58.5 in 2012 WB
Lesotho 57.1 in 2010 WB
South Africa 55.5 in 2014 WB
Guinea 55.2 in 2012 WB
Togo 55.1 in 2015 WB
Afghanistan 54.5 in 2016 WB
Zambia 54.4 in 2015 WB
Sierra Leone 52.9 in 2011 WB
Malawi 51.5 in 2016 WB
Liberia 50.9 in 2016 WB
Gambia 48.6 in 2015 WB
Yemen 48.6 in 2014 WB
Chad 46.7 in 2011 WB
Senegal 46.7 in 2011 WB
Congo 46.5 in 2011 WB
Sudan 46.5 in 2009 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 46.3 in 2015 WB
Mozambique 46.1 in 2014 WB
Nigeria 46 in 2009 WB
Niger 44.5 in 2014 WB
Mexico 43.6 in 2016 WB
Comoros 42.4 in 2013 WB
Timor-Leste 41.8 in 2014 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 41.2 in 2013 WB
Puerto Rico 41.2 in 2017 CB
Mali 41.1 in 2009 WB
Benin 40.1 in 2015 WB
Burkina Faso 40.1 in 2014 WB
Papua New Guinea 39.9 in 2009 WB
Seychelles 39.3 in 2013 WB
Rwanda 38.2 in 2016 WB
Cameroon 37.5 in 2014 WB
Angola 36.6 in 2008 WB
Bolivia 36.4 in 2017 WB
Kenya 36.1 in 2015 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 35.2 in 2007 WB
Cabo Verde 35 in 2015 WB
Fiji 34 in 2013 WB
Gabon 33.4 in 2017 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 33.1 in 2015 WB
Myanmar 32.1 in 2015 WB
Tajikistan 31.3 in 2015 WB
Mauritania 31 in 2014 WB
Dominican Republic 30.5 in 2016 WB
El Salvador 29.2 in 2017 WB
Palestine 29.2 in 2016 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 28.2 in 2011 WB
Egypt 27.8 in 2015 WB
Lebanon 27.4 in 2012 WB
Colombia 27 in 2018 WB
Brazil 26.5 in 2017 WB
Paraguay 26.4 in 2017 WB
Tuvalu 26.3 in 2010 WB
Argentina 25.7 in 2017 WB
Armenia 25.7 in 2017 WB
Serbia 25.7 in 2016 WB
Kyrgyzstan 25.6 in 2017 WB
Nepal 25.2 in 2010 WB
Saint Lucia 25 in 2016 WB
Nicaragua 24.9 in 2016 WB
Palau 24.9 in 2006 WB
Bangladesh 24.3 in 2016 WB
Pakistan 24.3 in 2015 WB
Montenegro 24 in 2015 WB
Romania 23.6 in 2016 WB
Ethiopia 23.5 in 2015 WB
Bulgaria 23.4 in 2016 WB
Ghana 23.4 in 2016 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 23.4 in 2012 WB
Ecuador 23.2 in 2018 WB
Latvia 22.5 in 2014 WB
Tonga 22.5 in 2009 WB
Lithuania 22.2 in 2014 WB
North Macedonia 22.2 in 2017 WB
Panama 22.1 in 2016 WB
Georgia 21.9 in 2017 WB
India 21.9 in 2011 WB
Estonia 21.8 in 2013 WB
Kiribati 21.8 in 2006 WB
Peru 21.7 in 2017 WB
Mongolia 21.6 in 2014 WB
Philippines 21.6 in 2015 WB
Uganda 21.4 in 2016 WB
Djibouti 21.1 in 2017 WB
Samoa 20.3 in 2013 WB
Costa Rica 20 in 2017 WB
Jamaica 19.9 in 2012 WB
Croatia 19.5 in 2015 WB
Botswana 19.3 in 2009 WB
Iraq 18.9 in 2012 WB
Cambodia 17.7 in 2012 WB
Namibia 17.4 in 2015 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.9 in 2015 WB
Tunisia 15.2 in 2015 WB
Poland 15 in 2016 WB
Hungary 14.9 in 2014 WB
Jordan 14.4 in 2010 WB
Albania 14.3 in 2012 WB
Slovenia 14.3 in 2014 WB
Uzbekistan 14.1 in 2013 WB
Turkey 13.5 in 2017 WB
Russian Federation 13.2 in 2017 WB
Solomon Islands 12.7 in 2013 WB
Vanuatu 12.7 in 2010 WB
Slovakia 12.6 in 2013 WB
Indonesia 10.6 in 2017 WB
United States of America 10.5 in 2017 CB
Viet Nam 9.8 in 2016 WB
Czech Republic 9.7 in 2013 WB
Republic of Moldova 9.6 in 2015 WB
Chile 8.6 in 2017 WB
Thailand 8.6 in 2016 WB
Bhutan 8.2 in 2017 WB
Maldives 8.2 in 2016 WB
Mauritius 7.9 in 2012 WB
Uruguay 7.9 in 2017 WB
Azerbaijan 6 in 2012 WB
Belarus 5.9 in 2017 WB
Algeria 5.5 in 2011 WB
Morocco 4.8 in 2013 WB
Sri Lanka 4.1 in 2016 WB
China 3.1 in 2017 WB
Kazakhstan 2.5 in 2017 WB
Ukraine 2.4 in 2017 WB
Malaysia 0.4 in 2015 WB
Australia 3 timeseries
Austria 3 timeseries
Belgium 3 timeseries
Belize 3 timeseries
Canada 3 timeseries
Cyprus 3 timeseries
Denmark 3 timeseries
Finland 3 timeseries
France 3 timeseries
Germany 3 timeseries
Greece 3 timeseries
Guyana 3 timeseries
Iceland 3 timeseries
Iran 3 timeseries
Ireland 3 timeseries
Israel 3 timeseries
Italy 3 timeseries
Japan 3 timeseries
Luxembourg 3 timeseries
Malta 3 timeseries
Netherlands 3 timeseries
Norway 3 timeseries
Portugal 3 timeseries
Republic of Korea 3 timeseries
Spain 3 timeseries
Suriname 3 timeseries
Sweden 3 timeseries
Switzerland 3 timeseries
Trinidad and Tobago 3 timeseries
Turkmenistan 3 timeseries
United Kingdom 3 timeseries

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