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 2018 was 6.90%, a 1% decline from 2017.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
North Macedonia 17.90%
Paraguay 15.60%
Iran 14.00%
Dominican Republic 13.90%
Costa Rica 11.20%
Romania 10.90%
Turkey 8.50%
Thailand 8.40%
Bulgaria 6.90%
Kazakhstan 4.60%
Russia 3.70%
Belarus 0.40%
Bulgaria Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 6.90% -1.00%
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%