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Labor > Salaries and benefits > Workers earning less than $1 per day: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of workers earning less than the equivalent of one USD per day.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Liberia 83.8% 2007
2 Burundi 75.8% 2006
3 Rwanda 72.8% 2005
4 Malawi 70.7% 2004
5 Zimbabwe 67.3% 2005
6 Madagascar 64.1% 2005
7 Tanzania 64% 2007
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo 59.7% 2006
9 Zambia 58.9% 2004
10 Chad 58.7% 2003
11 Central African Republic 58.6% 2008
12 Nigeria 58.2% 2004
13 Mozambique 58% 2008
14 Burkina Faso 55.5% 2003
15 Sierra Leone 54.1% 2003
16 Mali 51.3% 2006
17 Swaziland 50.6% 2001
18 Nepal 50.4% 2003
=19 Bangladesh 50.1% 2005
=19 Angola 50.1% 2000
21 Haiti 48.5% 2001
22 Guinea-Bissau 46.2% 2002
23 Guinea 44.4% 2007
24 Benin 43.6% 2003
25 Comoros 42% 2004
26 Niger 40.3% 2007
27 India 39.2% 2005
28 Afghanistan 38% 2005
=29 Somalia 36.4% 2005
=29 Namibia 36.4% 1993
31 Togo 35.8% 2006
=32 Uzbekistan 35.3% 2003
=32 Eritrea 35.3% 2005
34 Ethiopia 34.9% 2004
35 Uganda 34.5% 2010
36 Senegal 34.4% 2005
37 Papua New Guinea 34% 1996
38 Lesotho 33.5% 2003
39 Gambia 32.4% 2003
40 Laos 31.5% 2008
41 Burma 31.1% 2005
42 Cameroon 31% 2001
43 Bhutan 26.9% 2003
44 Ghana 25.8% 2006
45 Cambodia 25.1% 2007
46 Botswana 24% 1994
47 Cote d'Ivoire 23.8% 2008
48 Solomon Islands 21.5% 2005
49 Indonesia 19.8% 2005
50 Tajikistan 19.5% 2004
51 Pakistan 19.2% 2006
=52 Turkmenistan 19% 1998
=52 Philippines 19% 2006
54 Honduras 18.6% 2007
55 Fiji 18.5% 2005
56 Mauritania 17.4% 2000
57 Cape Verde 16% 2001
58 Kenya 15.4% 2005
59 Bolivia 12.9% 2007
60 Nicaragua 12.8% 2005
61 Colombia 12.6% 2006
62 Guatemala 12.3% 2002
63 Vietnam 12% 2008
64 Mongolia 11.3% 2002
=65 Suriname 11.2% 1999
=65 Yemen 11.2% 2005
67 Georgia 10.7% 2008
68 Belize 9.4% 1999
69 South Africa 8.3% 2006
70 Guyana 7% 1998
71 Sri Lanka 5.8% 2007
72 Peru 5.1% 2009
73 Paraguay 4% 2008
74 Algeria 3.9% 1995
=75 Ecuador 3.8% 2009
=75 El Salvador 3.8% 2008
77 Gabon 3.6% 2005
78 Equatorial Guinea 3.4% 2005
79 Dominican Republic 3.1% 2007
80 Trinidad and Tobago 2.8% 1992
81 Djibouti 2.6% 1996
82 Iraq 2.2% 2007
83 Venezuela 2.1% 2006
=84 Morocco 2% 2007
=84 Brazil 2% 2009
86 Tunisia 1.6% 2000
=87 Panama 1.5% 2009
=87 Kyrgyzstan 1.5% 2007
89 Turkey 1.4% 2005
=90 Moldova 1.3% 2008
=90 Maldives 1.3% 2004
=90 Mexico 1.3% 2008
=90 Egypt 1.3% 2005
94 Syria 1.1% 2004
95 Iran 0.9% 2005
=96 Azerbaijan 0.7% 2008
=96 Armenia 0.7% 2008
98 Argentina 0.6% 2009
=99 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.0 2007
=99 Malaysia 0.0 2009
=99 Costa Rica 0.0 2009
=99 Thailand 0.0 2004
=99 Jordan 0.0 2006
=99 Republic of Macedonia 0.0 2008
=99 Jamaica 0.0 2004
=99 Albania 0.0 2008
=99 Ukraine 0.0 2008
=99 Russia 0.0 2008
=99 Belarus 0.0 2008
=99 Chile 0.0 2009
=99 Croatia 0.0 2008
=99 Uruguay 0.0 2009
=99 Kazakhstan 0.0 2007

Citation

"All countries compared for Labor > Salaries and benefits > Workers earning less than $1 per day", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Salaries-and-benefits/Workers-earning-less-than-$1-per-day

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