Ethiopia Poverty Rate 1995-2021

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.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 2015 was 90.20%, a 3.4% decline from 2010.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 2010 was 93.60%, a 2.2% decline from 2004.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 2004 was 95.80%, a 1.7% decline from 1999.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 1999 was 97.50%, a 1.3% increase from 1995.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Togo 90.80%
Benin 90.60%
Ethiopia 90.20%
Gambia 72.70%
Tajikistan 50.50%
Ethiopia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 90.20% -3.40%
2010 93.60% -2.20%
2004 95.80% -1.70%
1999 97.50% 1.30%
1995 96.20% 1.30%