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

DEFINITION: Urban poverty rate is the percentage of the urban population living below the national urban poverty line.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Burundi 66.5% 1998
2 Chad 63% 1996
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 61.5% 2005
4 The Gambia 57% 2003
5 Sierra Leone 56.4% 2004
6 Georgia 56.2% 2003
7 Azerbaijan 55% 2001
=8 Zambia 53% 2004
=8 Argentina 53% 2002
10 Guinea-Bissau 52.6% 2002
=11 Niger 52% 1993
=11 Madagascar 52% 2005
13 Armenia 51.9% 2001
14 Mozambique 51.6% 2003
15 Swaziland 49% 2001
16 Dominican Republic 45.4% 2007
17 Moldova 42.56% 2002
18 Lesotho 41.5% 2003
19 Mexico 41% 2004
20 Peru 40.3% 2004
21 Colombia 39.1% 2006
22 Ethiopia 37% 2000
23 Kenya 34.4% 2006
24 Nigeria 30.4% 1993
25 Mongolia 30.3% 2002
26 Mali 30.1% 1998
27 Kazakhstan 30% 1996
28 Kyrgyzstan 29.8% 2005
29 Honduras 29.5% 2004
30 Tanzania 29.47% 2001
31 Benin 29% 2003
32 Nicaragua 28.7% 2001
33 El Salvador 28.5% 2002
34 Bangladesh 28.4% 2005
35 Guatemala 28% 2006
36 Afghanistan 27% 2007
37 Laos 26.86% 1998
=38 Mauritania 25.4% 2000
=38 Malawi 25.4% 2005
40 Ecuador 24.9% 2006
=41 Uruguay 24.7% 1998
=41 Sri Lanka 24.7% 2002
=41 India 24.7% 2000
44 Pakistan 24.2% 1999
45 Trinidad and Tobago 24% 1992
46 Senegal 23.68% 1992
47 Bolivia 23.67% 2007
48 Uzbekistan 22.6% 2003
49 Burma 22% 2005
50 Turkey 21.95% 2002
51 Costa Rica 20.8% 2004
52 Romania 20.4% 1994
53 Paraguay 19.7% 1990
54 Burkina Faso 19.2% 2003
55 Cambodia 18% 2004
56 Brazil 17.5% 2003
57 Papua New Guinea 16.1% 1996
58 Panama 15.3% 1997
59 Algeria 14.7% 1995
60 Rwanda 14.3% 2000
61 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.8% 2002
62 Uganda 13.7% 2006
63 Jordan 12.9% 2002
64 Jamaica 12.79% 2000
65 Cameroon 12.2% 2007
66 Indonesia 12.1% 2004
67 Morocco 12% 1999
68 Philippines 11.9% 1997
69 Ghana 10.8% 2006
70 Nepal 9.6% 2004
71 Zimbabwe 7.9% 1996
72 Estonia 6.8% 1995
73 Vietnam 6.6% 2002
74 Tunisia 3.6% 1995
75 China 2% 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Poverty > Poverty headcount ratio at urban poverty line > % of urban 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-urban-poverty-line/%-of-urban-population

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