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Economy > Poverty and inequality > Population below national poverty line > Urban: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of country's population that lives in urban poverty. The poverty line is determined by each country separately.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Angola 62.3% 2000
2 Eritrea 62% 1993
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 61.5% 2006
4 Honduras 59.8% 2010
5 Liberia 55.1% 2007
6 Madagascar 52% 2005
7 Nigeria 51.2% 2010
8 Guinea-Bissau 51% 2010
=9 Central African Republic 49.6% 2008
=9 Mozambique 49.6% 2008
11 Tajikistan 49.4% 2007
12 Sierra Leone 47% 2003
13 Mexico 45.5% 2010
14 East Timor 45.2% 2007
15 Haiti 45% 2001
16 Bolivia 43.5% 2009
17 Lesotho 41.5% 2003
18 Niger 36.7% 2007
19 Dominican Republic 36.54% 2011
20 Armenia 36% 2010
21 Guinea 35.4% 2012
22 Guatemala 35% 2011
23 Togo 34.6% 2011
24 Comoros 34.5% 2004
25 Burundi 34% 2006
26 Kenya 33.7% 2005
27 El Salvador 33.3% 2009
28 Senegal 33.1% 2011
29 Gambia 32.7% 2010
30 Mongolia 32.2% 2010
31 Equatorial Guinea 31.5% 2006
32 Swaziland 31.1% 2010
33 Colombia 30.3% 2011
34 Gabon 29.8% 2005
35 Cote d'Ivoire 29.4% 2008
36 Afghanistan 29% 2008
37 Benin 28.3% 2007
38 Burkina Faso 27.9% 2009
39 Zambia 27.5% 2010
40 Nicaragua 26.8% 2009
41 Sudan 26.5% 2009
42 Ethiopia 25.7% 2011
43 Chad 24.6% 2003
44 South Sudan 24.4% 2009
45 Paraguay 23.9% 2011
46 Belize 23.7% 2002
47 Kyrgyzstan 23.6% 2010
48 Rwanda 22.1% 2011
49 Costa Rica 22% 2011
50 Tanzania 21.8% 2007
51 Philippines 21.5% 1997
52 Bangladesh 21.28% 2010
53 India 20.9% 2010
54 Mauritania 20.8% 2008
55 Yemen 20.7% 2005
56 Botswana 19.4% 2003
57 Mali 18.9% 2010
58 Fiji 18.6% 2009
59 Georgia 18.4% 2009
60 Peru 18% 2011
=61 Panama 17.7% 2008
=61 Republic of Macedonia 17.7% 2006
=63 Ecuador 17.4% 2011
=63 Laos 17.4% 2008
65 Malawi 17.3% 2010
=66 Papua New Guinea 16.1% 1996
=66 Iraq 16.1% 2007
=68 Nepal 15.5% 2011
=68 Chile 15.5% 2009
70 Azerbaijan 14.8% 2008
71 Namibia 14.6% 2009
72 Uruguay 14.3% 2011
73 Cape Verde 13.2% 2007
74 Pakistan 13.1% 2006
75 Cameroon 12.2% 2007
76 Jordan 12% 2006
77 Cambodia 11.8% 2007
78 Ghana 10.8% 2006
=79 Jamaica 10.6% 2002
=79 Egypt 10.6% 2008
81 Moldova 10.4% 2010
82 Albania 10.1% 2008
83 Uganda 9.1% 2009
84 Thailand 8.95% 2011
85 Turkey 8.9% 2009
86 Indonesia 8.8% 2012
87 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8.2% 2007
88 Russia 7.4% 2006
89 Romania 6.8% 2006
90 Argentina 6.5% 2011
91 Vietnam 6% 2010
92 Serbia 5.7% 2010
93 Sri Lanka 5.3% 2010
94 Morocco 4.8% 2007
95 Montenegro 4.4% 2011
=96 China 2% 1998
=96 Ukraine 2% 2008
=98 Malaysia 1.7% 2009
=98 Bhutan 1.7% 2007

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Poverty and inequality > Population below national poverty line > Urban", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty-and-inequality/Population-below-national-poverty-line/Urban

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