Cameroon Poverty Rate 1996-2020

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.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 2014 was 68.90%, a 10.7% decline from 2007.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 2007 was 79.60%, a 0.1% increase from 2001.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 2001 was 79.50%, a 9.2% decline from 1996.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 1996 was 88.70%, a 88.7% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Timor-Leste 94.00%
Sudan 79.90%
Indonesia 69.00%
Cameroon 68.90%
Kyrgyz Republic 66.70%
Mauritania 58.80%
Honduras 53.90%
Georgia 46.20%
Vietnam 35.90%
El Salvador 34.90%
Nicaragua 34.80%
Kosovo 25.30%
Bolivia 24.90%
Mongolia 18.90%
Moldova 18.30%
Ukraine 3.60%
Cameroon Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 68.90% -10.70%
2007 79.60% 0.10%
2001 79.50% -9.20%
1996 88.70% -9.20%