Albania Poverty Rate 1996-2021

Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 a day at 2011 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.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2017 was 33.80%, a 0.4% decline from 2016.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2016 was 34.20%, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2015 was 34.20%, a 2.8% decline from 2014.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2014 was 37.00%, a 2.5% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 41.50%
Albania 33.80%
Gabon 32.20%
Colombia 28.10%
Peru 24.20%
Ecuador 23.30%
Brazil 20.20%
North Macedonia 19.50%
Serbia 19.30%
Paraguay 17.50%
Dominican Republic 15.90%
Iran 12.90%
Romania 12.80%
Mauritius 12.70%
Costa Rica 10.00%
Turkey 8.70%
Bulgaria 7.90%
Thailand 7.60%
Kazakhstan 6.60%
Russia 3.80%
Belarus 0.80%
Albania Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 33.80% -0.40%
2016 34.20% 0.00%
2015 34.20% -2.80%
2014 37.00% 2.50%
2012 34.50% 3.40%
2008 31.10% -7.40%
2005 38.50% -11.20%
2002 49.70% 5.10%
1996 44.60% 5.10%