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Economy > Poverty and inequality > Population in severe poverty: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Multidimensional Poverty Index.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 81.8% 2006
2 Ethiopia 71.1% 2011
3 Mali 68.4% 2006
4 Burkina Faso 65.7% 2010
5 Somalia 65.6% 2006
6 Guinea 62.3% 2005
7 Burundi 61.9% 2005
8 Mozambique 60.7% 2009
9 Liberia 57.5% 2007
10 Sierra Leone 53.2% 2008
11 Senegal 50.6% 2011
12 Benin 47.2% 2006
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 45.9% 2010
14 Chad 44.1% 2003
15 Mauritania 40.7% 2007
16 Cote d'Ivoire 39.3% 2005
17 East Timor 38.7% 2010
18 Gambia 35.5% 2006
19 Madagascar 35.4% 2009
20 Zambia 34.8% 2007
21 Rwanda 34.7% 2010
22 Nigeria 33.9% 2008
23 Tanzania 33.4% 2010
24 Haiti 32.3% 2006
25 Yemen 31.9% 2006
26 Malawi 31.4% 2010
27 Uganda 31.2% 2011
28 Cameroon 30.4% 2004
29 Togo 28.7% 2006
30 India 28.6% 2006
31 Laos 28.1% 2006
32 Pakistan 27.4% 2007
33 Bangladesh 26.2% 2007
34 Nepal 20.8% 2011
35 Kenya 19.8% 2009
36 Cambodia 17% 2010
37 Namibia 14.7% 2007
38 Guatemala 14.5% 2003
39 Djibouti 12.5% 2006
40 Zimbabwe 11.5% 2011
41 Ghana 11.4% 2008
42 Honduras 11.3% 2006
43 Nicaragua 11.2% 2007
44 Lesotho 11.1% 2009
45 Sao Tome and Principe 10.7% 2009
46 Bhutan 8.5% 2010
47 Indonesia 7.6% 2007
48 Vanuatu 6.5% 2007
49 Paraguay 6.1% 2003
50 Bolivia 5.8% 2008
51 Philippines 5.7% 2008
52 China 4.5% 2002
53 Peru 3.9% 2008
=54 Swaziland 3.3% 2010
=54 Morocco 3.3% 2007
=54 Suriname 3.3% 2006
57 Mongolia 3.2% 2005
=58 Tajikistan 3.1% 2005
=58 Iraq 3.1% 2006
60 South Africa 2.4% 2008
61 Turkey 1.3% 2003
=62 Belize 1.1% 2006
=62 Colombia 1.1% 2010
=64 Egypt 1% 2008
=64 Guyana 1% 2009
66 Kyrgyzstan 0.9% 2006
=67 Dominican Republic 0.7% 2007
=67 Vietnam 0.7% 2011
=69 Ecuador 0.6% 2003
=69 Azerbaijan 0.6% 2006
=69 Sri Lanka 0.6% 2003
=72 Syria 0.5% 2006
=72 Mexico 0.5% 2006
=74 Montenegro 0.3% 2006
=74 Maldives 0.3% 2009
=74 Trinidad and Tobago 0.3% 2006
=74 Republic of Macedonia 0.3% 2005
=74 Croatia 0.3% 2003
=79 Thailand 0.2% 2006
=79 Estonia 0.2% 2003
=79 Argentina 0.2% 2005
=79 Ukraine 0.2% 2007
=79 Russia 0.2% 2003
=79 Brazil 0.2% 2006
=79 Tunisia 0.2% 2003
=86 Palestine 0.1% 2007
=86 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.1% 2006
=86 Moldova 0.1% 2005
=86 Uzbekistan 0.1% 2006
=86 Jordan 0.1% 2009
=86 Serbia 0.1% 2006
=86 Albania 0.1% 2009
=93 Slovakia 0.0 2003
=93 Georgia 0.0 2005
=93 Hungary 0.0 2003
=93 Slovenia 0.0 2003
=93 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2003
=93 Czech Republic 0.0 2003
=93 Armenia 0.0 2010
=93 Latvia 0.0 2003
=93 Belarus 0.0 2005
=93 Uruguay 0.0 2003
=93 Kazakhstan 0.0 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Poverty and inequality > Population in severe poverty", United Nations Development Programme. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty-and-inequality/Population-in-severe-poverty

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Interesting observations about Economy > Poverty and inequality > Population in severe poverty

  • Senegal has ranked in the top 2 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2010.
  • Madagascar has ranked in the top 3 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2008.
  • Paraguay has ranked in the top 3 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2002.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo has ranked in the top 4 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2009.
  • East Timor has ranked in the top 4 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2009.
  • Kenya has ranked in the top 5 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2008.
  • Haiti has ranked in the top 6 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2005.
  • Gambia has ranked in the top 5 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2005.
  • India has ranked in the top 9 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2005.
  • Sao Tome and Principe has ranked in the top 7 for poverty and inequality > population in severe poverty since 2008.
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