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Economy > Poverty > Headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bolivia 81.7% 1999
=2 Sierra Leone 79% 2004
=2 Colombia 79% 1999
4 Zambia 78% 2004
5 Madagascar 76.7% 1999
6 Mali 75.9% 1998
7 Guatemala 74.5% 2000
8 Peru 72.1% 2004
9 Mozambique 71.3% 1997
10 Honduras 70.4% 2004
11 Ecuador 69% 1998
12 Nicaragua 68.5% 1998
13 Moldova 67.16% 2002
14 Chad 67% 1996
15 Malawi 66.5% 1998
=16 Niger 66% 1993
=16 Haiti 66% 1995
18 Rwanda 65.7% 2000
19 Panama 64.9% 1997
20 Mauritania 61.2% 2000
21 The Gambia 61% 1998
22 Dominican Republic 55.7% 2004
=23 Kenya 53% 1997
=23 Bangladesh 53% 2000
25 Georgia 52.7% 2003
26 Burkina Faso 52.4% 2003
27 Kyrgyzstan 51% 2001
28 Philippines 50.7% 1997
=29 Ghana 49.9% 1999
=29 Cameroon 49.9% 2001
31 El Salvador 49.8% 2002
32 Armenia 48.7% 2001
33 Zimbabwe 48% 1996
=34 Yemen 45% 1998
=34 Ethiopia 45% 2000
36 Mongolia 43.4% 2002
37 Azerbaijan 42% 2001
38 Uganda 41.7% 2003
39 Papua New Guinea 41.3% 1996
40 Brazil 41% 2003
41 Laos 40.97% 1998
42 Senegal 40.44% 1992
43 Kazakhstan 39% 1996
44 Tanzania 38.7% 2001
45 Cambodia 38% 2004
46 Nigeria 36.4% 1993
47 Burundi 36% 1990
48 Pakistan 35.9% 1999
49 Vietnam 35.6% 2002
50 Nepal 34.6% 2004
51 Turkey 34.48% 2002
52 Indonesia 34.4% 1999
53 Benin 33% 1999
54 Uzbekistan 30.5% 2000
55 Algeria 30.3% 1995
56 India 30.2% 2000
57 Albania 29.6% 2002
58 Paraguay 28.5% 1991
59 Ukraine 28.4% 2003
=60 Romania 27.9% 1994
=60 Mexico 27.9% 2004
62 Morocco 27.2% 1999
63 Sri Lanka 27% 1996
64 Costa Rica 25.5% 1992
65 Jamaica 25.1% 2000
66 Egypt 23.3% 1996
67 Trinidad and Tobago 20% 1992
68 Bosnia and Herzegovina 19.9% 2002
69 Jordan 18.7% 2002
70 Estonia 14.7% 1995
71 Tunisia 13.9% 1995
72 China 4.6% 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural 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-rural-poverty-line/%-of-rural-population

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