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Economy > Poverty > Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day > PPP > % of population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below $1.25 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.25 a day at 2005 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tanzania $88.52% 2000
2 Liberia $83.65% 2007
3 Burundi $81.32% 2006
4 Rwanda $76.56% 2000
5 Mozambique $74.69% 2003
6 Malawi $73.86% 2004
7 Guinea $70.13% 2003
8 Madagascar $67.83% 2005
9 Niger $65.88% 2005
10 Nigeria $64.41% 2004
11 Zambia $64.29% 2004
12 Swaziland $62.85% 2001
13 Central African Republic $62.43% 2003
14 Chad $61.94% 2003
15 Democratic Republic of the Congo $59.22% 2006
16 Burkina Faso $56.54% 2003
17 Nepal $55.12% 2004
18 Haiti $54.90% 2001
19 Angola $54.31% 2000
20 Congo, Republic of the $54.10% 2005
21 Sierra Leone $53.37% 2003
22 Uganda $51.53% 2005
23 Mali $51.43% 2006
24 Bangladesh $49.64% 2005
25 Namibia $49.14% 1993
26 Guinea-Bissau $48.83% 2002
27 Benin $47.33% 2003
28 Uzbekistan $46.28% 2003
29 Comoros $46.11% 2004
30 Laos $43.96% 2002
31 Lesotho $43.41% 2003
32 India $41.64% 2005
33 Ethiopia $39.04% 2005
34 Togo $38.68% 2006
35 East Timor $37.19% 2007
36 Papua New Guinea $35.82% 1996
37 The Gambia $34.34% 2003
38 Senegal $33.50% 2005
39 Cameroon $32.81% 2001
40 Botswana $31.23% 1994
41 Ghana $29.99% 2006
42 Indonesia $29.40% 2007
43 Sao Tome and Principe $28.44% 2001
44 Bhutan $26.23% 2003
45 South Africa $26.20% 2000
46 Cambodia $25.84% 2007
47 Turkmenistan $24.82% 1998
48 Cote d'Ivoire $23.34% 2002
49 Philippines $22.62% 2006
50 Pakistan $22.59% 2005
51 Tajikistan $21.49% 2004
52 Vietnam $21.45% 2006
53 Mauritania $21.16% 2000
54 Saint Lucia $20.93% 1995
55 Cape Verde $20.56% 2001
56 Kenya $19.72% 2005
57 Djibouti $18.84% 2002
58 Honduras $18.19% 2006
59 Colombia $16.01% 2006
60 China $15.92% 2005
61 Nicaragua $15.81% 2005
62 Suriname $15.54% 1999
63 Sri Lanka $13.95% 2002
64 Georgia $13.44% 2005
65 Belize $13.36% 1995
66 Bolivia $11.86% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $11.72% 2002
67 Guatemala $11.70% 2006
68 Panama $9.48% 2006
69 Peru $7.69% 2007
70 Guyana $7.68% 1998
71 Algeria $6.79% 1995
72 Paraguay $6.45% 2007
73 El Salvador $6.43% 2007
74 Brazil $5.21% 2007
75 Gabon $4.84% 2005
76 Ecuador $4.69% 2007
77 Dominican Republic $4.43% 2007
78 Trinidad and Tobago $4.16% 1992
79 Mexico $3.95% 2008
80 Armenia $3.65% 2007
81 Venezuela $3.53% 2006
82 Kyrgyzstan $3.42% 2007
83 Argentina $3.39% 2006
84 Turkey $2.57% 2006
85 Tunisia $2.55% 2000
86 Morocco $2.50% 2007
87 Moldova $2.38% 2007
88 Mongolia $2.24% 2008
=89 Serbia and Montenegro $2.00% 2008
=89 Bosnia and Herzegovina $2.00% 2007
=89 Slovakia $2.00% 1996
=89 Malaysia $2.00% 2004
=89 Costa Rica $2.00% 2007
=89 Thailand $2.00% 2004
=89 Estonia $2.00% 2004
=89 Jordan $2.00% 2006
=89 Hungary $2.00% 2004
=89 Lithuania $2.00% 2004
=89 Slovenia $2.00% 2004
=89 Jamaica $2.00% 2004
=89 Azerbaijan $2.00% 2005
=89 Czech Republic $2.00% 1996
=89 Ukraine $2.00% 2008
=89 Russia $2.00% 2007
=89 Bulgaria $2.00% 2003
=89 Romania $2.00% 2007
=89 Latvia $2.00% 2007
=89 Belarus $2.00% 2007
=89 Chile $2.00% 2006
=89 Croatia $2.00% 2005
=89 Seychelles $2.00% 2007
=89 Uruguay $2.00% 2007
=89 Kazakhstan $2.00% 2007
=89 Poland $2.00% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day > PPP > % of population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/jsp/index.jsp). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty/Poverty-headcount-ratio-at-$1.25-a-day/PPP/%-of-population

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