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Economy > Poverty > Population under $1 a day: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population below line - proportion receiving less than $1 per day in income (purchasing power parity). Data from most recent available between the period 1983 to 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Mali 72.8% 2000
2 Nigeria 70.2% 2000
3 Central African Republic 66.6% 2000
4 Zambia 63.6% 2000
5 Niger 61.4% 2000
6 Burkina Faso 61.2% 2000
7 The Gambia 59.3% 2000
8 Sierra Leone 57% 2000
9 Madagascar 49.1% 2000
10 Ghana 44.8% 2000
11 India 44.2% 2000
12 Lesotho 43.1% 2000
13 Mozambique 37.8% 2000
14 Nepal 37.7% 2000
15 Zimbabwe 36% 2000
16 Rwanda 35.7% 2000
17 Namibia 34.9% 2000
18 Cameroon 33.4% 2000
19 Botswana 33.3% 2000
20 Ethiopia 31.2% 2000
21 Pakistan 31% 2000
22 Bangladesh 29.1% 2000
23 Mauritania 28.6% 2000
24 Kenya 26.5% 2000
=25 Senegal 26.3% 2000
=25 Laos 26.3% 2000
27 Honduras 24.3% 2000
28 Venezuela 23% 2000
29 El Salvador 21% 2000
30 Ecuador 20.2% 2000
31 Colombia 19.7% 2000
32 Paraguay 19.5% 2000
33 China 18.8% 2000
34 Mexico 15.9% 2000
35 Yemen 15.7% 2000
36 Peru 15.5% 2000
37 Bolivia 14.4% 2000
38 Panama 14% 2000
39 Mongolia 13.9% 2000
40 Costa Rica 12.6% 2000
41 Trinidad and Tobago 12.4% 2000
42 Cote d'Ivoire 12.3% 2000
43 Brazil 11.6% 2000
44 South Africa 11.5% 2000
45 Guatemala 10% 2000
46 Indonesia 7.7% 2000
47 Sri Lanka 6.6% 2000
=48 Dominican Republic 3.2% 2000
=48 Jamaica 3.2% 2000
50 Egypt 3.1% 2000
51 Turkey 2.4% 2000
=52 Tunisia 2% 2000
=52 South Korea 2% 2000
=52 Uruguay 2% 2000
=52 Chile 2% 2000
=52 Algeria 2% 2000
=52 Morocco 2% 2000
=52 Thailand 2% 2000
=52 Jordan 2% 2000

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Economy > Poverty > Population under $1 a day: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Economy > Poverty > Population under $1 a day

  • All of the top 2 countries by poverty > population under $1 a day are Muslim.
  • All of the top 2 countries by poverty > population under $1 a day are Hot countries.
  • Honduras ranked first for poverty > population under $1 a day amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2000.
  • India ranked first for poverty > population under $1 a day amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • All of the top 3 countries by poverty > population under $1 a day are Sub-Saharan African.
  • Nigeria ranked first for poverty > population under $1 a day amongst Former British colonies in 2000.
  • Mali ranked first for poverty > population under $1 a day amongst Former French colonies in 2000.
  • 5 of the top 6 countries by poverty > population under $1 a day are Landlocked.
  • Venezuela ranked second for poverty > population under $1 a day amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2000.
  • Bangladesh ranked last for poverty > population under $1 a day amongst South Asia in 2000.
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