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Economy > Poverty > Headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below $2 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.15 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 92.38% 2003
2 Tanzania 89.93% 2000
3 Rwanda 87.77% 2000
4 Burundi 87.6% 1998
5 Zambia 87.19% 2004
6 Niger 85.8% 1995
7 Madagascar 85.1% 2001
8 Bangladesh 84% 2000
9 Central African Republic 83.96% 1993
10 Zimbabwe 82.97% 1996
11 The Gambia 82.9% 1998
12 India 80.36% 2004
13 Nicaragua 79.93% 2001
14 Ghana 78.5% 1998
15 Haiti 77.99% 2001
16 Ethiopia 77.8% 2000
17 Cambodia 77.71% 1997
18 Sierra Leone 74.47% 1989
19 Mozambique 74.14% 2002
20 Laos 74.13% 2002
21 Benin 73.74% 2003
22 Pakistan 73.58% 2002
23 Mali 72.07% 2001
24 Burkina Faso 71.77% 2003
25 Nepal 68.53% 2004
26 Mauritania 63.08% 2000
27 Malawi 62.94% 2004
28 Turkmenistan 59.05% 1993
29 Kenya 58.34% 1997
30 Senegal 56.17% 2001
31 Lesotho 56.1% 1995
32 Namibia 55.78% 1993
33 Botswana 55.49% 1993
34 Indonesia 52.42% 2002
35 Cameroon 50.64% 2001
36 Cote d'Ivoire 48.83% 2002
37 Yemen 45.24% 1998
38 Mongolia 44.58% 2002
39 Egypt 43.89% 2000
40 Philippines 42.96% 2003
41 Tajikistan 42.79% 2003
42 Bolivia 42.18% 2002
43 Sri Lanka 41.6% 2002
44 Ecuador 40.77% 1998
45 El Salvador 40.55% 2002
46 Venezuela 40.12% 2003
47 Trinidad and Tobago 39% 1992
48 Honduras 35.71% 2003
49 China 34.89% 2004
50 South Africa 34.07% 2000
51 Azerbaijan 33.41% 2001
52 Guatemala 31.89% 2002
53 Armenia 31.07% 2003
54 Peru 30.63% 2003
55 Paraguay 29.81% 2003
56 Georgia 25.29% 2003
57 Thailand 25.15% 2002
58 Swaziland 22.55% 1995
59 Kyrgyzstan 21.4% 2003
60 Brazil 21.15% 2004
61 Moldova 20.75% 2003
62 Turkey 18.74% 2003
63 Panama 18.03% 2003
64 Colombia 17.76% 2003
65 Argentina 17.41% 2004
66 Dominican Republic 16.22% 2004
67 Kazakhstan 16.04% 2003
68 Algeria 15.1% 1995
69 Jamaica 14.37% 2004
70 Morocco 14.33% 1999
71 Romania 12.93% 2003
72 Russia 12.14% 2002
73 Mexico 11.65% 2004
74 Albania 9.99% 2004
75 Costa Rica 9.83% 2003
76 Malaysia 9.25% 1997
77 Lithuania 7.81% 2003
78 Estonia 7.5% 2003
79 Iran 7.31% 1998
80 Jordan 6.95% 2003
81 Tunisia 6.64% 2000
82 Bulgaria 6.11% 2003
83 Guyana 6.1% 1999
84 Uruguay 5.73% 2003
85 Chile 5.62% 2003
86 Ukraine 4.94% 2003
87 Latvia 4.71% 2003
88 Slovakia 2.88% 1996
=89 South Korea 2% 1998
=89 Uzbekistan 2% 2003
=89 Hungary 2% 2002
=89 Slovenia 2% 1998
=89 Czech Republic 2% 1996
=89 Belarus 2% 2002
=89 Croatia 2% 2001
=89 Poland 2% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Headcount ratio at $2 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-$2-a-day/PPP/%-of-population

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