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Economy > Poverty > Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below $2 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.00 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 $96.57% 2000
2 Liberia $94.84% 2007
3 Burundi $93.45% 2006
4 Malawi $90.45% 2004
5 Rwanda $90.29% 2000
6 Mozambique $90.03% 2003
7 Madagascar $89.61% 2005
8 Guinea $87.23% 2003
9 Niger $85.58% 2005
10 Nigeria $83.91% 2004
11 Chad $83.28% 2003
12 Central African Republic $81.90% 2003
13 Zambia $81.52% 2004
14 Bangladesh $81.33% 2005
15 Burkina Faso $81.21% 2003
16 Swaziland $81.02% 2001
17 Democratic Republic of the Congo $79.55% 2006
18 Guinea-Bissau $77.91% 2002
=19 Ethiopia $77.57% 2005
=19 Nepal $77.57% 2004
21 Mali $77.10% 2006
22 Laos $76.85% 2002
23 Uzbekistan $76.68% 2003
24 Sierra Leone $76.08% 2003
=25 India $75.60% 2005
=25 Uganda $75.60% 2005
27 Benin $75.32% 2003
28 Congo, Republic of the $74.40% 2005
29 East Timor $72.84% 2007
30 Haiti $72.15% 2001
31 Angola $70.21% 2000
32 Togo $69.29% 2006
33 Comoros $64.96% 2004
34 Lesotho $62.25% 2003
35 Namibia $62.23% 1993
36 Senegal $60.36% 2005
37 Pakistan $60.31% 2005
38 Indonesia $59.99% 2007
39 Cambodia $57.83% 2007
40 Cameroon $57.68% 2001
41 Papua New Guinea $57.42% 1996
42 The Gambia $56.70% 2003
43 Sao Tome and Principe $56.58% 2001
44 Ghana $53.61% 2006
45 Tajikistan $50.84% 2004
46 Turkmenistan $49.65% 1998
47 Bhutan $49.49% 2003
48 Botswana $49.40% 1994
49 Vietnam $48.42% 2006
50 Cote d'Ivoire $46.78% 2002
51 Philippines $45.04% 2006
52 Mauritania $44.13% 2000
53 South Africa $42.90% 2000
54 Djibouti $41.17% 2002
55 Saint Lucia $40.55% 1995
56 Cape Verde $40.22% 2001
57 Kenya $39.92% 2005
58 Sri Lanka $39.74% 2002
59 China $36.28% 2005
60 Nicaragua $31.86% 2005
61 Georgia $30.39% 2005
62 Honduras $29.73% 2006
63 Colombia $27.88% 2006
64 Kyrgyzstan $27.46% 2007
65 Suriname $27.19% 1999
Former Soviet republics average (profile) $25.05% 2002
66 Guatemala $24.27% 2006
67 Algeria $23.61% 1995
68 Belize $23.05% 1995
69 Bolivia $21.90% 2007
70 Armenia $21.01% 2007
71 Gabon $19.57% 2005
72 Panama $17.85% 2006
73 Peru $17.84% 2007
74 Guyana $16.81% 1998
75 Paraguay $14.23% 2007
76 Morocco $13.97% 2007
77 Mongolia $13.61% 2008
78 Trinidad and Tobago $13.53% 1992
79 El Salvador $13.22% 2007
=80 Ecuador $12.82% 2007
=80 Tunisia $12.82% 2000
82 Brazil $12.69% 2007
83 Dominican Republic $12.28% 2007
84 Thailand $11.52% 2004
85 Moldova $11.51% 2007
86 Venezuela $10.24% 2006
87 Turkey $8.23% 2006
88 Mexico $8.22% 2008
89 Malaysia $7.81% 2004
90 Argentina $7.34% 2006
91 Jamaica $5.85% 2004
=92 Costa Rica $4.25% 2007
=92 Uruguay $4.25% 2007
94 Romania $4.05% 2007
95 Jordan $3.46% 2006
96 Chile $2.38% 2006
97 Bulgaria $2.35% 2003
=98 Serbia and Montenegro $2.00% 2008
=98 Bosnia and Herzegovina $2.00% 2007
=98 Slovakia $2.00% 1996
=98 Estonia $2.00% 2004
=98 Hungary $2.00% 2004
=98 Lithuania $2.00% 2004
=98 Slovenia $2.00% 2004
=98 Azerbaijan $2.00% 2005
=98 Czech Republic $2.00% 1996
=98 Ukraine $2.00% 2008
=98 Russia $2.00% 2007
=98 Latvia $2.00% 2007
=98 Belarus $2.00% 2007
=98 Croatia $2.00% 2005
=98 Seychelles $2.00% 2007
=98 Kazakhstan $2.00% 2007
=98 Poland $2.00% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty headcount ratio at $2 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-$2-a-day/PPP/%-of-population

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