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

DEFINITION: Urban poverty rate is the percentage of the urban population living below the national urban poverty line.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chad 63% 1996
2 Mozambique 62% 1997
3 Sierra Leone 56.4% 2004
4 Georgia 56.2% 2003
=5 Colombia 55% 1999
=5 Azerbaijan 55% 2001
7 Malawi 54.9% 1998
8 Zambia 53% 2004
9 Madagascar 52.1% 1999
10 Niger 52% 1993
11 Armenia 51.9% 2001
12 Bolivia 50.55% 1999
13 Kenya 49% 1997
14 The Gambia 48% 1998
15 Burundi 43% 1990
16 Peru 42.9% 2004
17 Moldova 42.56% 2002
18 Kyrgyzstan 41.2% 2001
19 Ethiopia 37% 2000
20 Bangladesh 36.6% 2000
21 Dominican Republic 34.7% 2004
22 Yemen 30.8% 1998
23 Nicaragua 30.5% 1998
24 Nigeria 30.4% 1993
25 Mongolia 30.3% 2002
26 Mali 30.1% 1998
=27 Ecuador 30% 1998
=27 Kazakhstan 30% 1996
29 Argentina 29.9% 1998
30 Honduras 29.5% 2004
31 Tanzania 29.47% 2001
32 El Salvador 28.5% 2002
33 Guatemala 27.1% 2000
34 Laos 26.86% 1998
35 Mauritania 25.4% 2000
=36 Uruguay 24.7% 1998
=36 India 24.7% 2000
38 Pakistan 24.2% 1999
39 Trinidad and Tobago 24% 1992
40 Senegal 23.68% 1992
41 Benin 23.3% 1999
=42 Uzbekistan 22.5% 2000
=42 Egypt 22.5% 1996
44 Cameroon 22.1% 2001
45 Turkey 21.95% 2002
46 Philippines 21.5% 1997
47 Romania 20.4% 1994
48 Albania 19.83% 2002
49 Paraguay 19.7% 1991
=50 Costa Rica 19.2% 1992
=50 Burkina Faso 19.2% 2003
52 Ghana 18.6% 1999
53 Cambodia 18% 2004
54 Brazil 17.5% 2003
=55 Papua New Guinea 16.1% 1996
=55 Indonesia 16.1% 1999
57 Panama 15.3% 1997
58 Sri Lanka 15% 1996
59 Algeria 14.7% 1995
60 Rwanda 14.3% 2000
61 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.8% 2002
62 Jordan 12.9% 2002
63 Jamaica 12.79% 2000
64 Uganda 12.2% 2003
65 Morocco 12% 1999
66 Mexico 11.3% 2004
67 Nepal 9.6% 2004
68 Zimbabwe 7.9% 1996
69 Estonia 6.8% 1995
70 Vietnam 6.6% 2002
71 Tunisia 3.6% 1995
72 China 2% 1998

Citation

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

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