×

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

DEFINITION: Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day (PPP) (% of population). 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo $95.15% 2006
2 Liberia $94.88% 2007
3 Burundi $93.45% 2006
4 Madagascar $92.62% 2010
5 Tanzania $87.87% 2007
6 Zambia $86.64% 2010
7 Nigeria $84.49% 2010
8 Chad $83.28% 2003
9 Rwanda $82.37% 2011
10 Malawi $82.31% 2010
11 Mozambique $81.77% 2008
12 Central African Republic $80.09% 2008
13 Sierra Leone $79.56% 2011
14 Mali $78.66% 2010
15 Guinea-Bissau $77.96% 2002
16 Haiti $77.51% 2001
17 Bangladesh $76.54% 2010
18 Benin $75.32% 2003
19 Niger $75.23% 2008
20 Republic of the Congo $74.40% 2005
21 Burkina Faso $72.56% 2009
22 Guinea $69.59% 2007
23 India $68.76% 2010
24 Angola $67.42% 2009
25 Kenya $67.21% 2005
=26 Ethiopia $66.00% 2011
=26 Laos $66.00% 2008
28 Comoros $64.98% 2004
29 Uganda $64.74% 2009
30 Lesotho $62.25% 2003
31 Swaziland $60.40% 2010
32 Pakistan $60.19% 2008
33 Papua New Guinea $57.38% 1996
34 Nepal $57.25% 2010
35 The Gambia $55.93% 2003
36 Senegal $55.22% 2011
37 Sao Tome and Principe $54.20% 2001
38 Togo $52.65% 2011
39 Ghana $51.84% 2006
40 Namibia $51.10% 2004
41 Turkmenistan $49.65% 1998
42 Cambodia $49.54% 2009
43 Botswana $49.40% 1994
44 Mauritania $47.69% 2008
45 Yemen $46.60% 2005
46 Cote d'Ivoire $46.34% 2008
47 Federated States of Micronesia $44.69% 2000
48 Sudan $44.14% 2009
49 Vietnam $43.36% 2008
50 Indonesia $43.33% 2011
51 Philippines $41.53% 2009
52 Djibouti $41.20% 2002
53 Cape Verde $40.85% 2002
54 Saint Lucia $40.58% 1995
55 Georgia $35.60% 2010
56 Nicaragua $31.74% 2005
57 South Africa $31.33% 2009
58 Cameroon $30.36% 2007
59 Honduras $29.84% 2009
60 Tajikistan $27.69% 2009
61 China $27.21% 2009
62 Suriname $27.20% 1999
63 Guatemala $26.33% 2006
64 Bolivia $24.89% 2008
65 Sri Lanka $23.85% 2010
66 Algeria $23.61% 1995
67 Fiji $22.90% 2009
68 Belize $22.00% 1999
69 Kyrgyzstan $21.64% 2011
70 Iraq $21.41% 2007
71 Armenia $19.91% 2010
72 Gabon $19.59% 2005
73 Guyana $18.02% 1998
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) $16.96% 2006
74 El Salvador $16.94% 2009
75 Syria $16.85% 2004
76 Colombia $15.82% 2010
77 Egypt $15.43% 2008
78 Morocco $14.03% 2007
79 Panama $13.80% 2010
80 Trinidad and Tobago $13.53% 1992
81 Paraguay $13.22% 2010
82 Venezuela $12.91% 2006
83 Peru $12.74% 2010
84 Bhutan $12.57% 2012
85 Maldives $12.22% 2004
86 Brazil $10.82% 2009
87 Ecuador $10.59% 2010
88 Dominican Republic $9.88% 2010
89 Republic of Macedonia $9.13% 2010
90 Iran $8.03% 2005
91 Costa Rica $5.97% 2009
92 Jamaica $5.44% 2004
93 Turkey $4.71% 2010
94 Mexico $4.54% 2010
95 Moldova $4.35% 2010
=96 Albania $4.25% 2008
=96 Tunisia $4.25% 2010
98 Thailand $4.05% 2010
99 Azerbaijan $2.81% 2008
100 Chile $2.72% 2009
101 Malaysia $2.27% 2009
102 Argentina $1.87% 2010
103 Seychelles $1.84% 2007
104 Romania $1.79% 2011
105 Jordan $1.59% 2010
106 Estonia $1.54% 2004
107 Uruguay $1.18% 2010
108 Kazakhstan $1.12% 2009
109 Serbia $0.62% 2010
110 Latvia $0.56% 2009
111 Lithuania $0.44% 2008
112 Bulgaria $0.41% 2007
113 Hungary $0.35% 2007
114 Poland $0.23% 2011
=115 Bosnia and Herzegovina $0.19% 2007
=115 Czech Republic $0.19% 1996
=117 Slovakia $0.12% 2009
=117 Belarus $0.12% 2011
119 Slovenia $0.10% 2004
120 Croatia $0.09% 2008
121 Ukraine $0.08% 2010
122 Russia $0.05% 2009
123 Montenegro 0.0 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > 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/index.htm). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Poverty-headcount-ratio-at-$2-a-day/PPP/%-of-population

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

NationMaster

Interesting observations about People > Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: