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Economy > Poverty > Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sierra Leone 79% 2004
2 Zambia 78% 2004
3 Mali 75.9% 1998
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 75.72% 2005
5 Swaziland 75% 2001
6 Peru 72.5% 2004
7 Guatemala 72% 2006
8 Honduras 70.4% 2004
9 Moldova 67.16% 2002
=10 Niger 66% 1993
=10 Haiti 66% 1995
12 Panama 64.9% 1997
13 Burundi 64.6% 1998
14 Nicaragua 64.3% 2001
15 Bolivia 63.94% 2007
16 The Gambia 63% 2003
17 Rwanda 62.5% 2006
18 Colombia 62.1% 2006
19 Ecuador 61.5% 2006
20 Mauritania 61.2% 2000
21 Lesotho 60.5% 2003
22 Mexico 56.9% 2004
23 Malawi 55.9% 2005
=24 Cameroon 55% 2007
=24 Tajikistan 55% 2007
=26 Mozambique 54.1% 2003
=26 Dominican Republic 54.1% 2007
28 Madagascar 53.5% 2005
29 Georgia 52.7% 2003
30 Burkina Faso 52.4% 2003
31 Kyrgyzstan 50.8% 2005
32 Kenya 49.7% 2006
33 Congo, Republic of the 49.2% 2005
34 Armenia 48.7% 2001
35 Chad 48.6% 1996
36 Zimbabwe 48% 1996
37 Benin 46% 2003
=38 Ethiopia 45% 2000
=38 Afghanistan 45% 2007
40 Bangladesh 43.8% 2005
41 Mongolia 43.4% 2002
42 Azerbaijan 42% 2001
43 Papua New Guinea 41.3% 1996
44 Brazil 41% 2003
45 Laos 40.97% 1998
46 Senegal 40.44% 1992
47 Ghana 39.2% 2006
48 Kazakhstan 39% 1996
49 Tanzania 38.7% 2001
50 Philippines 36.9% 1997
51 Nigeria 36.4% 1993
=52 El Salvador 36% 2006
=52 Burma 36% 2003
54 Pakistan 35.9% 1999
55 Vietnam 35.6% 2002
56 Cambodia 34.7% 2007
57 Nepal 34.6% 2004
58 Turkey 34.48% 2002
59 Uganda 34.2% 2006
60 Algeria 30.3% 1995
61 India 30.2% 2000
62 Uzbekistan 29.8% 2003
63 Paraguay 28.5% 1990
64 Ukraine 28.4% 2003
65 Costa Rica 28.3% 2004
66 Romania 27.9% 1994
67 Morocco 27.2% 1999
68 Jamaica 25.1% 2000
69 Indonesia 20.11% 2004
70 Trinidad and Tobago 20% 1992
71 Bosnia and Herzegovina 19.9% 2002
72 Jordan 18.7% 2002
73 Estonia 14.7% 1995
74 Tunisia 13.9% 1995
75 Latvia 12.7% 2004
76 Sri Lanka 7.9% 2002
77 China 2.5% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty/Poverty-headcount-ratio-at-rural-poverty-line/%-of-rural-population

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