Colombia 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.
  • Colombia poverty rate for 2018 was 27.80%, a 0.2% increase from 2017.
  • Colombia poverty rate for 2017 was 27.60%, a 0.9% decline from 2016.
  • Colombia poverty rate for 2016 was 28.50%, a 0.2% decline from 2015.
  • Colombia poverty rate for 2015 was 28.70%, a 1.1% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 50.40%
Colombia 27.80%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 23.00%
Peru 22.10%
Brazil 19.90%
Paraguay 17.00%
Dominican Republic 13.80%
Costa Rica 10.90%
Turkey 9.20%
Thailand 8.60%
Russia 2.30%
Belarus 0.40%
Colombia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 27.80% 0.20%
2017 27.60% -0.90%
2016 28.50% -0.20%
2015 28.70% -1.10%
2014 29.80% -2.20%
2013 32.00% -2.00%
2012 34.00% -1.20%
2011 35.20% -3.10%
2010 38.30% -2.80%
2009 41.10% -1.20%
2008 42.30% -4.40%
2005 46.70% -4.10%
2004 50.80% -0.10%
2003 50.90% -2.30%
2002 53.20% -7.30%
2001 60.50% 6.80%
2000 53.70% -4.60%
1999 58.30% 3.10%
1996 55.20% 8.20%
1992 47.00% 8.20%