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The poverty rate of $5.50 a day in the World

46 % in 2015

The poverty rate of $5.50 a day 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
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 (%)
Democratic Republic of the Congo 97.7 in 2012 WB
Madagascar 97.3 in 2012 WB
Burundi 96.8 in 2013 WB
Malawi 96.7 in 2016 WB
Uzbekistan 96.4 in 2003 WB
Mali 94.9 in 2009 WB
Sierra Leone 94.7 in 2011 WB
Timor-Leste 94 in 2014 WB
Guinea Bissau 93.4 in 2010 WB
Niger 93.4 in 2014 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 93.1 in 2011 WB
Central African Republic 92.8 in 2008 WB
Turkmenistan 92.5 in 1998 WB
Burkina Faso 92.3 in 2014 WB
Guinea 92.3 in 2012 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 92.3 in 2010 WB
Liberia 92.2 in 2016 WB
Nigeria 92.1 in 2009 WB
Mozambique 91.8 in 2014 WB
Rwanda 91.6 in 2016 WB
Benin 90.6 in 2015 WB
Togo 90.1 in 2015 WB
Lesotho 89.9 in 2010 WB
Senegal 88.1 in 2011 WB
Uganda 87.8 in 2016 WB
Zambia 87.2 in 2015 WB
Papua New Guinea 86.9 in 2009 WB
India 86.8 in 2011 WB
Kenya 86.5 in 2015 WB
Chad 86.2 in 2011 WB
Ethiopia 85 in 2015 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 85 in 2012 WB
South Sudan 84.8 in 2009 WB
Solomon Islands 84.7 in 2013 WB
Bangladesh 84.5 in 2016 WB
Nepal 83 in 2010 WB
Congo 82.4 in 2011 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 82.3 in 2015 WB
Eswatini 82 in 2009 WB
Yemen 81.6 in 2014 WB
Angola 79.4 in 2008 WB
Haiti 78.9 in 2012 WB
Pakistan 75.4 in 2015 WB
Zimbabwe 74 in 2011 WB
Sudan 73.2 in 2009 WB
Gambia 72.5 in 2015 WB
Vanuatu 72.3 in 2010 WB
Djibouti 70.6 in 2017 WB
Kiribati 69.4 in 2006 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 69.1 in 2013 WB
Cameroon 68.9 in 2014 WB
Myanmar 67.2 in 2015 WB
Kyrgyzstan 66.4 in 2017 WB
Philippines 63.2 in 2015 WB
Comoros 62.7 in 2013 WB
Egypt 61.9 in 2015 WB
Botswana 60.4 in 2015 WB
Mauritania 58.8 in 2014 WB
Indonesia 58.7 in 2017 WB
Iraq 57.3 in 2012 WB
South Africa 57.1 in 2014 WB
Ghana 56.9 in 2016 WB
Guyana 56.4 in 1998 WB
Suriname 55.7 in 1999 WB
Maldives 54.3 in 2009 WB
Tajikistan 54.2 in 2015 WB
Cabo Verde 53.1 in 2007 WB
Belize 53 in 1999 WB
Honduras 52.6 in 2017 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 50.4 in 2004 WB
Namibia 50.1 in 2015 WB
Armenia 50 in 2017 WB
Guatemala 48.8 in 2014 WB
Fiji 48.6 in 2013 WB
Tuvalu 46.7 in 2010 WB
Georgia 43.6 in 2017 WB
Sri Lanka 40.4 in 2016 WB
Albania 39.1 in 2012 WB
Bhutan 38.6 in 2017 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 35.6 in 2006 WB
Mexico 34.8 in 2016 WB
Nicaragua 34.8 in 2014 WB
Samoa 33.9 in 2013 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 32.9 in 1992 WB
Gabon 32.2 in 2017 WB
Mongolia 32 in 2016 WB
Morocco 31.3 in 2013 WB
Jamaica 29.7 in 2004 WB
Algeria 29.2 in 2011 WB
El Salvador 29 in 2017 WB
Viet Nam 29 in 2016 WB
Colombia 27.6 in 2017 WB
Tonga 27.5 in 2015 WB
China 27.2 in 2015 WB
Romania 25.7 in 2015 WB
Bolivia 24.7 in 2017 WB
Peru 23.9 in 2017 WB
Palestine 23.6 in 2016 WB
Ecuador 23.2 in 2017 WB
North Macedonia 23.1 in 2015 WB
Brazil 21 in 2017 WB
Saint Lucia 20.3 in 2016 WB
Dominican Republic 19.9 in 2016 WB
Paraguay 18.6 in 2017 WB
Tunisia 18.3 in 2015 WB
Jordan 18.1 in 2010 WB
Mauritius 18.1 in 2012 WB
Republic of Moldova 16.3 in 2017 WB
Panama 14.1 in 2017 WB
Iran 11.6 in 2016 WB
Turkey 9.9 in 2016 WB
Costa Rica 9.7 in 2017 WB
Bulgaria 8.7 in 2014 WB
Kazakhstan 8.6 in 2017 WB
Azerbaijan 8.2 in 2005 WB
Thailand 7.8 in 2017 WB
Serbia 7.4 in 2015 WB
Argentina 7.1 in 2017 WB
Greece 6.7 in 2015 WB
Seychelles 6.6 in 2013 WB
Chile 6.4 in 2017 WB
Ukraine 6.4 in 2016 WB
Croatia 5.5 in 2015 WB
Montenegro 4.8 in 2014 WB
Lithuania 4.2 in 2015 WB
Latvia 4 in 2015 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.9 in 2011 WB
Italy 3.5 in 2015 WB
Spain 3.2 in 2015 WB
Portugal 3 in 2015 WB
Slovakia 3 in 2015 WB
Uruguay 2.9 in 2017 WB
Hungary 2.7 in 2015 WB
Israel 2.7 in 2016 WB
Malaysia 2.7 in 2015 WB
Russian Federation 2.7 in 2015 WB
Poland 2.1 in 2016 WB
Estonia 2 in 2015 WB
United States of America 2 in 2016 WB
Lebanon 1.9 in 2011 WB
Australia 1.2 in 2014 WB
Republic of Korea 1.2 in 2012 WB
Canada 1 in 2013 WB
Japan 1 in 2008 WB
Sweden 1 in 2015 WB
Austria 0.9 in 2015 WB
Belarus 0.8 in 2017 WB
Ireland 0.7 in 2015 WB
United Kingdom 0.7 in 2015 WB
Denmark 0.5 in 2015 WB
Luxembourg 0.5 in 2015 WB
Netherlands 0.5 in 2015 WB
Czech Republic 0.4 in 2015 WB
Belgium 0.2 in 2015 WB
Cyprus 0.2 in 2015 WB
Finland 0.2 in 2015 WB
France 0.2 in 2015 WB
Germany 0.2 in 2015 WB
Iceland 0.2 in 2014 WB
Malta 0.2 in 2015 WB
Norway 0.2 in 2015 WB
Slovenia 0.2 in 2015 WB
Switzerland 0 in 2015 WB

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