Bulgaria Poverty Rate 1992-2020

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.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2017 was 7.50%, a 1.4% decline from 2016.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2016 was 8.90%, a 2.8% decline from 2015.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2015 was 11.70%, a 3% increase from 2014.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2014 was 8.70%, a 2.4% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 50.00%
Albania 38.00%
Gabon 32.20%
Colombia 27.60%
Peru 23.90%
Ecuador 23.20%
Brazil 20.40%
Serbia 20.30%
Paraguay 18.60%
North Macedonia 18.20%
Dominican Republic 15.90%
Romania 15.60%
Mauritius 12.10%
Iran 10.90%
Costa Rica 9.70%
Turkey 9.20%
Kazakhstan 8.60%
Thailand 7.80%
Bulgaria 7.50%
Russia 2.50%
Belarus 0.80%
Bulgaria Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 7.50% -1.40%
2016 8.90% -2.80%
2015 11.70% 3.00%
2014 8.70% -2.40%
2013 11.10% 0.00%
2012 11.10% -0.10%
2011 11.20% 0.20%
2010 11.00% 2.60%
2009 8.40% -0.10%
2008 8.50% -2.90%
2007 11.40% -11.20%
2006 22.60% 21.90%
1992 0.70% 21.90%