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Economy > Population below poverty line > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: National estimates of the percentage of the population lying below the poverty line are based on surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more generous standards of poverty than poor nations. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sao Tome and Principe 504,033.2% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
2 Comoros 238,888.4% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
3 Liberia 142,627.92% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
4 East Timor 125,111.71% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
5 Federated States of Micronesia 123,783.03% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
6 Dominica 119,030.14% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
7 Burundi 108,263.69% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
8 Tonga 107,647.65% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
9 Djibouti 87,348.83% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
10 Eritrea 78,737.13% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
11 Gaza Strip 78,125% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
12 Grenada 77,971.3% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
13 Suriname 73,621.59% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
14 Sierra Leone 65,518.2% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
15 Cape Verde 56,456.14% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
16 Lesotho 54,192.12% per $1 trillion of GD 1999
17 Bhutan 51,910.93% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
18 Chad 46,801.58% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
19 Niger 39,213.68% per $1 trillion of GD 1993
20 Belize 35,938.42% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
21 West Bank 35,294.12% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
22 Rwanda 35,237.32% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
23 Tajikistan 30,831.47% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
24 Malawi 28,904.27% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
25 Maldives 27,045.79% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
26 Haiti 26,667.58% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
27 Zambia 26,271.53% per $1 trillion of GD 1993
28 Swaziland 26,057.43% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
29 Mauritania 25,842.11% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
30 Togo 23,651.93% per $1 trillion of GD 1989
31 Mongolia 21,991.95% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
32 Mozambique 18,933.37% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
33 Kyrgyzstan 18,086.99% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
34 Zimbabwe 16,976.89% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
35 Guinea 14,168.56% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
36 Benin 13,913.57% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
37 Papua New Guinea 12,363.59% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
38 Senegal 11,841.85% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
39 Afghanistan 11,560.23% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
40 Virgin Islands 11,560% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
41 Madagascar 11,457.78% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
42 Laos 10,653.43% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
43 Moldova 9,872.25% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
44 Nicaragua 9,773.89% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
45 Fiji 9,037.41% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
46 Burkina Faso 9,029.15% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
47 Namibia 9,022.53% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
48 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8,310.58% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
49 Cambodia 7,599.12% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
50 Mali 6,804.49% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
51 Honduras 6,797.29% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
52 Uganda 6,160.62% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
53 Bolivia 5,374.87% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
54 Cameroon 4,764.25% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
55 Nepal 4,590.11% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
56 Turkmenistan 4,387.8% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
57 Paraguay 4,367% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
58 Armenia 4,136.93% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
59 Yemen 4,106.56% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
60 Georgia 4,105.87% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
61 Kenya 3,935.38% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
62 Tanzania 3,689.26% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
63 Botswana 3,659.45% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
64 Ethiopia 3,402.71% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
65 Albania 3,387.43% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
66 Panama 3,229.66% per $1 trillion of GD 1999
67 Serbia and Montenegro 2,937.25% per $1 trillion of GD 1999
68 Uzbekistan 2,743.14% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
69 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,686.3% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
70 Cote d'Ivoire 2,402.2% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
71 Dominican Republic 2,287.03% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
72 Guatemala 2,051.16% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
73 Sudan 1,844.18% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
74 Azerbaijan 1,811.95% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
75 Jamaica 1,785.97% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
76 El Salvador 1,677.03% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
77 Lebanon 1,646.18% per $1 trillion of GD 1999
78 Belarus 1,520.3% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
79 Jordan 1,481.91% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
80 Uruguay 1,419.12% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
81 Sri Lanka 1,330.41% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
82 Nigeria 1,304.81% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
83 Mauritius 1,240.61% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
84 Ecuador 938.72% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
85 Angola 919.76% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
86 Slovakia 856.54% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
87 Bangladesh 793.98% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
88 Ukraine 752% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
89 Costa Rica 722.51% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
90 Bulgaria 705.51% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
91 Estonia 521.24% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
92 Peru 477.11% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
93 Kazakhstan 440.31% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
94 Vietnam 430.49% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
95 Colombia 400.2% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
96 Slovenia 395.69% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
97 South Africa 376.29% per $1 trillion of GD 2000
98 Croatia 371.51% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
99 Morocco 368.07% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
100 Iran 343.58% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
101 Syria 340.95% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
102 Philippines 281.36% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
103 Tunisia 257.99% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
104 Romania 252.92% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
105 Egypt 223% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
106 United Arab Emirates 221.2% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
107 Pakistan 215.64% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
108 Lithuania 215.54% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
109 Venezuela 208.4% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
110 Algeria 200.48% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
111 Libya 177.6% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
112 Israel 174.99% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
113 Chile 153.06% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
114 Argentina 146.69% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
115 Turkey 108.76% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
116 Portugal 93.47% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
117 Poland 78.51% per $1 trillion of GD 2003
118 Malaysia 53.59% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
119 India 49.22% per $1 trillion of GD 2002
120 Indonesia 48.84% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
121 Thailand 46.55% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
122 Brazil 35.13% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
123 Ireland 34.69% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
124 Russia 30.08% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
125 Austria 20.05% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
126 Spain 17.61% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
127 South Korea 16.89% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
128 Netherlands 16.82% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
129 Mexico 16.45% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
130 Canada 9.7% per $1 trillion of GD 2005
131 United Kingdom 5.97% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
132 Germany 5.82% per $1 trillion of GD 2001
133 France 3.01% per $1 trillion of GD 2004
134 China 3% per $1 trillion of GD 2006
135 United States 1.03% per $1 trillion of GD 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Population below poverty line > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Population-below-poverty-line/Per-$-GDP

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