Bulgaria Poverty Rate 2006-2021

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.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2017 was 7.90%, a 1.5% decline from 2016.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2016 was 9.40%, a 3% decline from 2015.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2015 was 12.40%, a 3.3% increase from 2014.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2014 was 9.10%, a 2.4% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Bulgaria Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 7.90% -1.50%
2016 9.40% -3.00%
2015 12.40% 3.30%
2014 9.10% -2.40%
2013 11.50% -0.10%
2012 11.60% -0.30%
2011 11.90% 0.50%
2010 11.40% 2.40%
2009 9.00% -0.10%
2008 9.10% -3.10%
2007 12.20% -11.80%
2006 24.00% -11.80%