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Economy > Poverty > Population under $2 a day: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $2 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 NigeriaNigeria 90.8% 2000
2 MaliMali 90.6% 2000
3 ZambiaZambia 87.4% 2000
4 IndiaIndia 86.2% 2000
5 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 85.8% 2000
6 NigerNiger 85.3% 2000
7 RwandaRwanda 84.6% 2000
8 PakistanPakistan 84.6% 2000
9 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 84% 2000
10 MadagascarMadagascar 83.3% 2000
11 The GambiaThe Gambia 82.9% 2000
12 NepalNepal 82.5% 2000
13 GhanaGhana 78.5% 2000
14 MozambiqueMozambique 78.4% 2000
15 BangladeshBangladesh 77.8% 2000
16 EthiopiaEthiopia 76.4% 2000
17 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 74.5% 2000
18 LaosLaos 73.2% 2000
19 MauritaniaMauritania 68.7% 2000
20 SenegalSenegal 67.8% 2000
21 LesothoLesotho 65.7% 2000
22 CameroonCameroon 64.4% 2000
23 ZimbabweZimbabwe 64.2% 2000
24 KenyaKenya 62.3% 2000
25 BotswanaBotswana 61.4% 2000
26 NamibiaNamibia 55.8% 2000
27 IndonesiaIndonesia 55.3% 2000
28 EgyptEgypt 52.7% 2000
29 ChinaChina 52.6% 2000
30 EcuadorEcuador 52.3% 2000
31 MongoliaMongolia 50% 2000
32 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 49.4% 2000
33 ParaguayParaguay 49.3% 2000
34 VenezuelaVenezuela 47% 2000
35 Sri LankaSri Lanka 45.4% 2000
36 YemenYemen 45.2% 2000
37 HondurasHonduras 45.1% 2000
38 El SalvadorEl Salvador 44.5% 2000
39 PeruPeru 41.4% 2000
40 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 39% 2000
41 MexicoMexico 37.7% 2000
42 ColombiaColombia 36% 2000
43 South AfricaSouth Africa 35.8% 2000
44 BoliviaBolivia 34.3% 2000
45 GuatemalaGuatemala 33.8% 2000
46 PanamaPanama 29% 2000
47 ThailandThailand 28.2% 2000
48 BrazilBrazil 26.5% 2000
49 Costa RicaCosta Rica 26% 2000
50 JamaicaJamaica 25.2% 2000
51 TurkeyTurkey 18% 2000
52 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 16% 2000
53 AlgeriaAlgeria 15.1% 2000
54 TunisiaTunisia 10% 2000
55 ChileChile 8.7% 2000
56 MoroccoMorocco 7.5% 2000
57 JordanJordan 7.4% 2000
58 UruguayUruguay 6.6% 2000
59 South KoreaSouth Korea 2% 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Poverty > Population under $2 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-$2-a-day

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