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Economy > Poverty > Headcount ratio at $1 a day > PPP > % of population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below $1 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.08 a day at 1993 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates cannot be compared with poverty rates reported previously for individual countries. Data showing as 2.0 signifies a poverty rate of less than 2.0 percent.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Nigeria 70.82% 2003
2 Central African Republic 66.58% 1993
3 Zambia 63.8% 2004
4 Madagascar 61.03% 2001
5 Niger 60.6% 1995
6 Rwanda 60.3% 2000
7 The Gambia 59.3% 1998
8 Tanzania 57.82% 2000
9 Sierra Leone 57.03% 1989
10 Zimbabwe 56.12% 1996
11 Burundi 54.6% 1998
12 Haiti 53.89% 2001
13 Nicaragua 45.12% 2001
14 Ghana 44.8% 1998
15 Bangladesh 41.3% 2000
16 Lesotho 36.4% 1995
17 Mozambique 36.18% 2002
18 Mali 36.14% 2001
19 Namibia 34.93% 1993
20 India 34.33% 2004
21 Cambodia 34.08% 1997
22 Benin 30.9% 2003
23 Botswana 28.05% 1993
24 Burkina Faso 27.19% 2003
25 Laos 26.96% 2002
26 Mauritania 25.93% 2000
27 Nepal 24.1% 2004
28 Bolivia 23.2% 2002
29 Ethiopia 22.98% 2000
30 Kenya 22.81% 1997
31 Malawi 20.76% 2004
32 Turkmenistan 20.65% 1993
33 El Salvador 19.04% 2002
34 Venezuela 18.51% 2003
35 Ecuador 17.67% 1998
36 Cameroon 17.1% 2001
37 Senegal 17.01% 2001
38 Pakistan 16.98% 2002
39 Yemen 15.7% 1998
40 Honduras 14.9% 2003
41 Philippines 14.78% 2003
42 Cote d'Ivoire 14.77% 2002
43 Paraguay 13.56% 2003
44 Guatemala 13.46% 2002
45 Trinidad and Tobago 12.4% 1992
46 Mongolia 10.82% 2002
47 South Africa 10.71% 2000
48 Peru 10.53% 2003
49 China 9.9% 2004
50 Swaziland 8% 1995
51 Brazil 7.54% 2004
52 Indonesia 7.51% 2002
53 Tajikistan 7.42% 2003
54 Panama 7.41% 2003
55 Colombia 7.03% 2003
56 Argentina 6.59% 2004
57 Georgia 6.51% 2003
58 Sri Lanka 5.55% 2002
59 Azerbaijan 3.67% 2001
60 Turkey 3.41% 2003
61 Costa Rica 3.33% 2003
62 Egypt 3.08% 2000
63 Mexico 3.02% 2004
64 Dominican Republic 2.78% 2004
=65 South Korea 2% 1998
=65 Slovakia 2% 1996
=65 Malaysia 2% 1997
=65 Thailand 2% 2002
=65 Moldova 2% 2003
=65 Morocco 2% 1999
=65 Estonia 2% 2003
=65 Uzbekistan 2% 2003
=65 Jordan 2% 2003
=65 Hungary 2% 2002
=65 Lithuania 2% 2003
=65 Slovenia 2% 1998
=65 Jamaica 2% 2004
=65 Albania 2% 2004
=65 Czech Republic 2% 1996
=65 Armenia 2% 2003
=65 Ukraine 2% 2003
=65 Russia 2% 2002
=65 Bulgaria 2% 2003
=65 Romania 2% 2003
=65 Latvia 2% 2003
=65 Belarus 2% 2002
=65 Iran 2% 1998
=65 Algeria 2% 1995
=65 Chile 2% 2003
=65 Croatia 2% 2001
=65 Uruguay 2% 2003
=65 Kazakhstan 2% 2003
=65 Poland 2% 2002
=65 Kyrgyzstan 2% 2003
=65 Guyana 2% 1999
=65 Tunisia 2% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Headcount ratio at $1 a day > PPP > % of population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty/Headcount-ratio-at-$1-a-day/PPP/%-of-population

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