Burkina Faso Poverty Rate 1994-2020

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.
  • Burkina Faso poverty rate for 2014 was 92.30%, a 1.9% decline from 2009.
  • Burkina Faso poverty rate for 2009 was 94.20%, a 1.1% increase from 2003.
  • Burkina Faso poverty rate for 2003 was 93.10%, a 3.2% decline from 1998.
  • Burkina Faso poverty rate for 1998 was 96.30%, a 0.9% decline from 1994.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Niger 93.40%
Liberia 93.00%
Burkina Faso 92.30%
Mozambique 92.00%
Yemen 81.60%
Comoros 62.30%
Burkina Faso Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 92.30% -1.90%
2009 94.20% 1.10%
2003 93.10% -3.20%
1998 96.30% -0.90%
1994 97.20% -0.90%