Bhutan Poverty Rate 2003-2024

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.
  • Bhutan poverty rate for 2017 was 39.50%, a 5.4% decline from 2012.
  • Bhutan poverty rate for 2012 was 44.90%, a 17.4% decline from 2007.
  • Bhutan poverty rate for 2007 was 62.30%, a 11% decline from 2003.
  • Bhutan poverty rate for 2003 was 73.30%, a 73.3% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
India 85.30%
Lesotho 81.00%
Sao Tome and Principe 79.70%
Djibouti 78.50%
Egypt 72.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 70.30%
Myanmar 68.20%
Indonesia 65.30%
Georgia 53.90%
Honduras 51.20%
Bhutan 39.50%
El Salvador 36.30%
Kosovo 34.20%
Bolivia 21.00%
Moldova 17.50%
Ukraine 10.80%
Bhutan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 39.50% -5.40%
2012 44.90% -17.40%
2007 62.30% -11.00%
2003 73.30% -11.00%