Benin Poverty Rate 2003-2021

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.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2015 was 90.60%, a 0.5% increase from 2011.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2011 was 90.10%, a 3% decline from 2003.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2003 was 93.10%, a 93.1% increase from .
  • Benin poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Togo 90.80%
Ethiopia 90.70%
Benin 90.60%
Gambia 72.70%
Tajikistan 50.50%
Benin Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 90.60% 0.50%
2011 90.10% -3.00%
2003 93.10% -3.00%