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Economy > Poverty > Population under $1 a day: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $1 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 MaliMali 72.8% 2000
2 NigeriaNigeria 70.2% 2000
3 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 66.6% 2000
4 ZambiaZambia 63.6% 2000
5 NigerNiger 61.4% 2000
6 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 61.2% 2000
7 The GambiaThe Gambia 59.3% 2000
8 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 57% 2000
9 MadagascarMadagascar 49.1% 2000
10 GhanaGhana 44.8% 2000
11 IndiaIndia 44.2% 2000
12 LesothoLesotho 43.1% 2000
13 MozambiqueMozambique 37.8% 2000
14 NepalNepal 37.7% 2000
15 ZimbabweZimbabwe 36% 2000
16 RwandaRwanda 35.7% 2000
17 NamibiaNamibia 34.9% 2000
18 CameroonCameroon 33.4% 2000
19 BotswanaBotswana 33.3% 2000
20 EthiopiaEthiopia 31.2% 2000
21 PakistanPakistan 31% 2000
22 BangladeshBangladesh 29.1% 2000
23 MauritaniaMauritania 28.6% 2000
24 KenyaKenya 26.5% 2000
25 LaosLaos 26.3% 2000
26 SenegalSenegal 26.3% 2000
27 HondurasHonduras 24.3% 2000
28 VenezuelaVenezuela 23% 2000
29 El SalvadorEl Salvador 21% 2000
30 EcuadorEcuador 20.2% 2000
31 ColombiaColombia 19.7% 2000
32 ParaguayParaguay 19.5% 2000
33 ChinaChina 18.8% 2000
34 MexicoMexico 15.9% 2000
35 YemenYemen 15.7% 2000
36 PeruPeru 15.5% 2000
37 BoliviaBolivia 14.4% 2000
38 PanamaPanama 14% 2000
39 MongoliaMongolia 13.9% 2000
40 Costa RicaCosta Rica 12.6% 2000
41 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 12.4% 2000
42 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 12.3% 2000
43 BrazilBrazil 11.6% 2000
44 South AfricaSouth Africa 11.5% 2000
45 GuatemalaGuatemala 10% 2000
46 IndonesiaIndonesia 7.7% 2000
47 Sri LankaSri Lanka 6.6% 2000
48 JamaicaJamaica 3.2% 2000
49 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 3.2% 2000
50 EgyptEgypt 3.1% 2000
51 TurkeyTurkey 2.4% 2000
52 JordanJordan 2% 2000
53 UruguayUruguay 2% 2000
54 ThailandThailand 2% 2000
55 AlgeriaAlgeria 2% 2000
56 ChileChile 2% 2000
57 MoroccoMorocco 2% 2000
58 South KoreaSouth Korea 2% 2000
59 TunisiaTunisia 2% 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Poverty > Population under $1 a day", World Bank 2002b via backone.pdf. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty/Population-under-$1-a-day

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