Spain Poverty Rate 1980-2021

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.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2018 was 2.40%, a 0.2% increase from 2017.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2017 was 2.20%, a 1% decline from 2016.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2016 was 3.20%, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2015 was 3.20%, a 0.3% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.60%
Argentina 12.30%
Seychelles 5.20%
Uruguay 3.00%
Greece 2.90%
Latvia 2.50%
Spain 2.40%
Slovak Republic 2.40%
Lithuania 2.40%
Croatia 2.40%
Hungary 2.00%
Portugal 1.70%
United States 1.70%
Sweden 1.20%
Poland 1.10%
Austria 1.00%
Estonia 0.80%
Luxembourg 0.60%
Norway 0.40%
Netherlands 0.30%
Malta 0.30%
Denmark 0.30%
Belgium 0.20%
Finland 0.20%
Czech Republic 0.20%
France 0.10%
Slovenia 0.10%
UAE 0.10%
Cyprus 0.10%
Switzerland 0.10%
Spain Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 2.40% 0.20%
2017 2.20% -1.00%
2016 3.20% 0.00%
2015 3.20% 0.30%
2014 2.90% -0.50%
2013 3.40% 0.30%
2012 3.10% 0.30%
2011 2.80% 0.50%
2010 2.30% 0.00%
2009 2.30% 0.60%
2008 1.70% 0.20%
2007 1.50% -0.90%
2006 2.40% 0.10%
2005 2.30% 0.20%
2004 2.10% 0.00%
2003 2.10% 0.60%
2000 1.50% -2.70%
1995 4.20% 1.50%
1990 2.70% -3.80%
1985 6.50% 0.00%
1980 6.50% 0.00%