Loading...
People
2.7
World Development Indicators:
Poverty rates at national poverty lines
Population below national poverty linea Poverty gap at national poverty linea
  Reference yearb Rural
%
Urban
%
National
%
Reference yearb Rural
%
Urban
%
National
%
Reference yearb Rural
%
Urban
%
National
%
Afghanistanc2007 38.2 28.9 36.3 2011 38.3 27.6 35.8 2011 9.3 5.6 8.4
Albaniac2008 14.6 10.1 12.4 2012 15.3 13.6 14.3 2012 3.0 2.9 2.9
Angola   .. .. .. 2008d 58.3 18.7 36.6 2008d 21.6 5.3 12.7
Argentina 2012e .. 5.4 .. 2013e .. 4.7 ..   .. .. ..
Armenia 2013 31.7 32.2 32.0 2014 29.9 30.0 30.0 2014 4.5 4.5 4.5
Azerbaijan 2011 .. .. 7.6 2012 .. .. 6.0   .. .. ..
Bangladesh 2005 43.8 28.4 40.0 2010 35.2 21.3 31.5 2010 7.4 4.3 6.5
Belarus 2014 7.9 3.7 4.8 2015 .. .. 5.1   .. .. ..
Benin 2009 38.4 29.8 35.2 2011 39.7 31.4 36.2 2011 10.5 8.8 9.8
Bhutan 2007 30.9 1.7 23.2 2012 16.7 1.8 12.0 2012 3.6 0.3 2.6
Bolivia 2013e 59.9 29.0 39.1 2014e 57.6 30.6 39.3 2014 30.5 10.5 17.0
Bosnia and Herzegovinaf 2007 .. .. 18.2 2011 .. .. 17.9   .. .. ..
Botswana 2002 44.8 19.4 30.6 2009 24.3 11.0 19.3   .. .. ..
Brazil 2013e .. .. 8.9 2014e .. .. 7.4   .. .. ..
Bulgariaf 2013e .. .. 21.8 2014e .. .. 22.0   .. .. ..
Burkina Fasoc  .. .. .. 2014d 47.5 13.7 40.1 2014d 11.6 2.9 9.7
Burundi   .. .. .. 2014d 68.8 27.6 64.6 2014d 26.9 9.2 25.1
Cabo Verde   .. .. .. 2007d 44.3 13.2 26.6 2007d 14.3 3.3 8.1
Cambodiac2011 23.6 8.7 20.5 2012 20.8 6.4 17.7 2012 .. .. 3.1
Cameroon 2007 55.0 12.2 39.9 2014 56.8 8.9 37.5 2014 22.9 1.8 14.4
Central African Republic   .. .. .. 2008d 69.4 49.6 62.0 2008d 35.0 29.8 33.1
Chadc2002 58.4 24.4 54.8 2011 52.5 20.9 46.7 2011 22.6 6.6 19.7
Chile 2011e 37.7 19.9 22.2 2013e 27.9 12.4 14.4   .. .. ..
China 2013e 8.5 .. .. 2014e 7.2 .. ..   .. .. ..
Colombia 2014e 41.4 24.6 28.5 2015e 40.3 24.1 27.8 2015e 15.7 8.7 10.3
Comoros   .. .. .. 2004d 48.7 34.5 44.8 2004d 17.8 12.1 16.3
Congo, Dem. Rep.   .. .. .. 2012d 64.9 61.6 63.6 2012d 26.4 25.6 26.1
Congo, Rep. 2005 65.2 43.3 50.7 2011 74.8 .. 46.5 2011 31.9 9.2 16.7
Costa Rica 2014e 30.3 19.5 22.4 2015e 27.9 19.4 21.7 2015e 11.9 7.6 8.8
Côte d'Ivoirec2008 62.5 29.4 48.9 2015e 56.8 35.9 46.3 2015e 21.5 11.2 16.3
Croatiaf 2012e .. .. 19.5 2013e .. .. 19.4   .. .. ..
Czech Republicf 2012e .. .. 8.6 2013e .. .. 9.7   .. .. ..
Dominican Republic 2012e 49.4 36.8 40.9 2013e 51.2 36.3 41.1   .. .. ..
Ecuador 2013e 42.0 17.6 25.6 2014e 35.3 16.4 22.5 2014e 13.6 5.1 7.9
Egypt, Arab Rep. 2008 28.9 11.0 21.6 2010 32.3 15.3 25.2   .. .. ..
El Salvador 2013e 36.0 26.2 29.6 2014e 37.9 28.5 31.8   .. .. ..
Estoniaf   .. .. .. 2013d,e .. .. 21.8   .. .. ..
Ethiopia 2004 39.3 35.1 38.9 2010 30.4 25.7 29.6 2010 8.0 6.9 7.8
Equatorial Guinea   .. .. .. 2006 79.9 31.5 76.8 2006 49.8 67.0 45.3
Fijic2002 44.6 34.5 39.8 2008 44.0 26.2 35.2 2008 12.8 6.9 9.9
Gabon   .. .. .. 2005 44.6 29.8 32.7 2005 16.0 8.5 10.0
Gambia, Thec  .. .. .. 2010d 73.9 32.7 48.4 2010d .. .. 27.9
Georgiac2011 21.9 13.3 17.7 2012 18.8 10.5 14.8 2012 5.7 2.7 4.3
Ghana 2005 43.7 12.4 31.9 2012 37.9 10.6 24.2 2012 13.1 2.5 7.8
Guatemala 2006 70.5 30.0 51.0 2014 76.1 42.2 59.3   .. .. ..
Guinea 2007 63.0 30.5 53.0 2012 64.7 35.4 55.2 2012 22.6 9.6 18.4
Guinea-Bissau 2002 69.7 51.6 64.7 2010 75.6 51.0 69.3   .. .. ..
Haiti   .. .. .. 2012d 74.9 40.6 58.5   .. .. ..
Hungaryf 2012e .. .. 15.0 2013e .. .. 15.0   .. .. ..
Honduras 2013e 68.5 60.4 64.5 2014e 65.0 61.0 62.8 2014e 51.1 47.7 49.3
India 2009 33.8 20.9 29.8 2011 25.7 13.7 21.9 2011 4.6 2.5 4.0
Indonesia 2013 14.3 8.4 11.4 2014 14.2 8.3 11.3 2014 2.3 1.3 1.8
Iraq 2006 39.0 15.7 22.4 2012 30.6 14.8 18.9 2012 7.6 2.5 4.1
Jamaica 2010 .. .. 17.6 2012 .. .. 19.9   .. .. ..
Jordan   .. .. .. 2010d 16.8 13.9 14.4 2010 .. .. 3.6
Kazakhstan 2013 4.9 1.3 2.9 2014 4.7 1.3 2.8 2014 .. .. 0.4
Kenya   .. .. .. 2005d 49.1 33.7 45.9 2005d 17.5 11.4 16.3
Kiribati   .. .. .. 2006 .. .. 21.8   .. .. ..
Kosovo 2010 30.7 26.7 29.2 2011 31.5 26.7 29.7 2011 7.8 7.1 7.5
Kyrgyz Republic 2013 41.4 28.5 37.0 2014 32.6 26.9 30.6 2014 .. .. 5.4
Lao PDR 2007 31.7 17.4 27.6 2012 28.6 10.0 23.2 2012 6.8 2.3 5.5
Latviaf 2013e .. .. 21.2 2014e .. .. 22.5   .. .. ..
Lebanon         2012d .. .. 27.0 2012d .. .. 7.0
Lesothoc2002 60.5 41.5 56.6 2010 61.2 39.6 57.1 2010 32.2 17.9 29.5
Liberiac  .. .. .. 2007 67.7 55.1 63.8 2007 26.3 20.2 24.4
Lithuaniaf 2012e .. .. 20.6 2013e .. .. 19.1   .. .. ..
Macedonia, FYRf 2013e .. .. 24.2 2014e .. .. 22.1   .. .. ..
Madagascar 2005 80.6 55.2 75.0 2010 81.5 51.1 75.3 2010 37.5 20.1 33.9
Malawi 2004 55.9 25.4 52.4 2010 56.6 17.3 50.7 2010 21.4 4.8 18.9
Malaysia 2012e 3.4 1.0 1.7 2014e 1.6 0.3 0.6   .. .. ..
Malic2006 57.0 18.5 47.5 2009 50.6 18.9 43.6 2009 15.6 4.8 13.2
Mauritania 2004 59.0 28.9 46.7 2008 59.4 20.8 42.0 2008 22.3 4.9 14.5
Mexico 2012e 62.8 48.3 51.6 2014e 62.4 50.5 53.2 2014e .. .. 0.4
Micronesia Fed. Sts.   .. .. .. 2005 .. .. 29.9   .. .. ..
Moldova 2013 18.8 .. 12.7 2014 .. .. 11.4 2014 .. .. 1.5
Mongolia 2012 35.4 23.3 27.4 2014 26.4 18.8 21.6 2014 5.8 4.9 5.2
Montenegro 2012 18.1 8.1 11.3 2013 9.7 7.9 8.6 2013 1.5 2.9 1.1
Morocco 2000 25.1 7.6 15.3 2007 14.4 4.8 8.9   .. .. ..
Mozambique 2002 55.3 51.5 54.1 2008 56.9 49.6 54.7 2008 22.2 19.1 21.2
Namibia 2003 48.7 17.0 37.7 2009 37.4 14.6 28.7 2009 11.6 4.4 8.8
Nepal   .. .. .. 2010d 27.4 15.5 25.2 2010d 6.0 3.2 5.4
Nicaragua 2009 63.3 26.8 42.5 2014 50.1 14.8 29.6   .. .. ..
Niger   .. .. .. 2011d 55.2 18.6 48.9 2011d 15.3 11.3 19.6
Nigeria 2003 56.6 37.9 48.4 2009 52.8 34.1 46.0 2009 20.1 11.6 17.0
Pakistan 2011 .. .. 36.3 2013 35.6 18.2 29.5 2013 7.2 3.3 5.8
Palau   .. .. .. 2006 .. .. 24.9   .. .. ..
Panama 2014e .. .. 25.6 2015e .. .. 23.0   .. .. ..
Papua New Guineac  .. .. .. 2009d 41.6 29.3 39.9 2009d 16.4 11.2 15.7
Paraguay 2013e 33.8 17.0 23.8 2014e 32.0 16.2 22.6 2014e 39.7 29.6 35.3
Peru 2013 48.0 16.1 23.9 2014 46.0 15.3 22.7 2014 13.7 3.3 5.8
Philippines 2009e .. 12.6 26.3 2012e .. 13.0 25.2 2012e .. .. 5.1
Polandf 2012e .. .. 17.3 2013e .. .. 17.0   .. .. ..
Romaniaf 2012e .. .. 22.4 2013e .. .. 25.4   .. .. ..
Russian Federation 2014 .. .. 11.2 2015 .. .. 13.4   .. .. ..
Rwanda 2005 61.9 28.5 56.7 2010 48.7 22.1 44.9 2010 .. .. 14.8
Samoa   .. .. .. 2008 .. .. 26.9   .. .. ..
São Tomé and Príncipec  .. .. .. 2009d 59.4 63.8 61.7 2009d 21.3 24.7 23.0
Senegalc2005 58.8 33.6 48.3 2010 57.1 33.1 46.7 2010 18.6 9.2 14.5
Serbiaf 2013e .. .. 25.4 2014e .. .. 25.4   .. .. ..
Seychelles   .. .. .. 2013d,e .. .. 39.3 2013d,e .. .. 12.6
Sierra Leone 2003 78.7 46.9 66.4 2011 66.1 31.2 52.9 2011 21.1 7.7 16.1
Slovak Republicf 2012e .. .. 12.8 2013e .. .. 12.6   .. .. ..
Sloveniaf 2012e .. .. 14.5 2013e .. .. 14.5   .. .. ..
Solomon Islands   .. .. .. 2005 .. .. 22.7 2005 .. .. 7.5
South Africa 2005 87.6 52.0 66.6 2010 77.0 39.2 53.8 2010 .. .. ..
South Sudan   .. .. .. 2009 55.4 24.4 50.6 2009 26.5 8.8 23.7
Sri Lanka 2009 9.4 5.3 8.9 2012 7.6 2.1 6.7 2012 1.4 0.3 1.2
Sudan   .. .. .. 2009 57.6 26.5 46.5 2009 21.3 7.1 16.2
Swaziland 2000 79.7 35.5 69.0 2009 73.1 31.1 63.0 2009 36.9 10.3 30.4
Syrian Arab Republic 2004 31.8 28.5 30.1 2007 36.9 30.8 35.2 2007 8.3 6.7 7.4
Tajikistan 2013 37.4 27.8 34.3 2014 36.1 23.5 32.0   .. .. ..
Tanzania   .. .. .. 2011d 33.3 15.5 28.2 2011d 7.8 3.9 6.7
Thailand 2013 13.9 7.7 10.9 2014 .. .. 10.5   .. .. ..
Timor-Leste 2001 39.7 25.2 36.3 2007 51.5 45.2 49.9 2007 14.2 11.8 13.6
Togo 2011 73.4 34.6 58.7 2015 68.7 35.9 55.1 2015 29.2 12.4 22.1
Tonga   .. .. .. 2009 .. .. 22.5   .. .. ..
Tunisia 2005 .. .. 23.3 2010 .. .. 15.5 2010 .. .. 3.9
Turkey 2013 5.1 0.6 2.1 2014 .. .. 1.6   .. .. ..
Tuvalu   .. .. .. 2010 27.5 24.8 26.3   .. .. ..
Uganda 2009 27.2 9.1 24.5 2012 22.4 9.6 19.5 2012 5.9 2.5 5.2
Ukraineg 2013 .. .. 8.3 2014 .. .. 8.6   .. .. ..
Uruguay 2013e 3.0 12.0 11.5 2014e 3.0 10.1 9.7 2014e 0.6 1.7 1.6
Uzbekistan 2010 .. .. 17.7 2011 .. .. 16.0   .. .. ..
Vanuatu   .. .. .. 2010 .. .. 12.7   .. .. ..
Venezuela, RB 2012e .. .. 25.4 2013e .. .. 32.1   .. .. ..
Vietnam 2012 22.1 5.4 17.2 2014 18.6 3.8 13.5   .. .. ..
West Bank and Gaza 2010 21.9 25.8 25.7 2011 19.4 26.1 25.8 2011 3.8 6.3 6.0
Yemen, Rep. 1998 42.5 32.3 40.1 2005 40.1 20.7 34.8 2005 10.6 4.5 8.9
Zambia   .. .. .. 2010d 77.9 27.5 60.5 2010d 37.9 9.3 28.0
Zimbabwe   .. .. .. 2011d 84.3 46.5 72.3 2011d 42.8 15.5 34.1