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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 Nigeria 90.8% 2000
2 Mali 90.6% 2000
3 Zambia 87.4% 2000
4 India 86.2% 2000
5 Burkina Faso 85.8% 2000
6 Niger 85.3% 2000
=7 Rwanda 84.6% 2000
=7 Pakistan 84.6% 2000
9 Central African Republic 84% 2000
10 Madagascar 83.3% 2000
11 The Gambia 82.9% 2000
12 Nepal 82.5% 2000
13 Ghana 78.5% 2000
14 Mozambique 78.4% 2000
15 Bangladesh 77.8% 2000
16 Ethiopia 76.4% 2000
17 Sierra Leone 74.5% 2000
18 Laos 73.2% 2000
19 Mauritania 68.7% 2000
20 Senegal 67.8% 2000
21 Lesotho 65.7% 2000
22 Cameroon 64.4% 2000
23 Zimbabwe 64.2% 2000
24 Kenya 62.3% 2000
25 Botswana 61.4% 2000
26 Namibia 55.8% 2000
27 Indonesia 55.3% 2000
28 Egypt 52.7% 2000
29 China 52.6% 2000
30 Ecuador 52.3% 2000
31 Mongolia 50% 2000
32 Cote d'Ivoire 49.4% 2000
33 Paraguay 49.3% 2000
34 Venezuela 47% 2000
35 Sri Lanka 45.4% 2000
36 Yemen 45.2% 2000
37 Honduras 45.1% 2000
38 El Salvador 44.5% 2000
39 Peru 41.4% 2000
40 Trinidad and Tobago 39% 2000
41 Mexico 37.7% 2000
42 Colombia 36% 2000
43 South Africa 35.8% 2000
44 Bolivia 34.3% 2000
45 Guatemala 33.8% 2000
46 Panama 29% 2000
47 Thailand 28.2% 2000
48 Brazil 26.5% 2000
49 Costa Rica 26% 2000
50 Jamaica 25.2% 2000
51 Turkey 18% 2000
52 Dominican Republic 16% 2000
53 Algeria 15.1% 2000
54 Tunisia 10% 2000
55 Chile 8.7% 2000
56 Morocco 7.5% 2000
57 Jordan 7.4% 2000
58 Uruguay 6.6% 2000
59 South Korea 2% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Population under $2 a day. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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

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

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Interesting observations about Economy > Poverty > Population under $2 a day

  • All of the top 2 countries by poverty > population under $2 a day are Muslim.
  • All of the top 2 countries by poverty > population under $2 a day are Hot countries.
  • Ecuador ranked first for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2000.
  • India ranked first for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • Nigeria ranked first for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2000.
  • Mali ranked first for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst Former French colonies in 2000.
  • Bangladesh ranked last for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst South Asia in 2000.
  • Brazil ranked 6th last for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2000.
  • Zambia ranked first for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst Christian countries in 2000.
  • Jamaica ranked second last for poverty > population under $2 a day amongst Former British colonies in 2000.
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