Armenia Poverty Rate 1999-2021

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.
  • Armenia poverty rate for 2018 was 42.50%, a 1% increase from 2017.
  • Armenia poverty rate for 2017 was 41.50%, a 4% increase from 2016.
  • Armenia poverty rate for 2016 was 37.50%, a 2.3% decline from 2015.
  • Armenia poverty rate for 2015 was 39.80%, a 5.1% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 42.50%
Colombia 28.20%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 22.70%
Peru 22.30%
Brazil 19.80%
Paraguay 15.90%
Dominican Republic 13.90%
Costa Rica 11.20%
Turkey 8.50%
Thailand 8.40%
Russia 3.70%
Belarus 0.40%
Armenia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 42.50% 1.00%
2017 41.50% 4.00%
2016 37.50% -2.30%
2015 39.80% -5.10%
2014 44.90% -1.20%
2013 46.10% -2.20%
2012 48.30% -3.00%
2011 51.30% -3.70%
2010 55.00% 0.70%
2009 54.30% 8.80%
2008 45.50% -2.90%
2007 48.40% -7.50%
2006 55.90% -5.40%
2005 61.30% -6.80%
2004 68.10% -10.80%
2003 78.90% -0.80%
2002 79.70% -1.30%
2001 81.00% 2.80%
1999 78.20% 2.80%