Ethiopia Poverty Rate 1995-2020

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.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 2015 was 90.20%, a 2.9% decline from 2010.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 2010 was 93.10%, a 2.5% decline from 2004.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 2004 was 95.60%, a 2% decline from 1999.
  • Ethiopia poverty rate for 1999 was 97.60%, a 1.2% increase from 1995.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Benin 90.60%
Togo 90.40%
Ethiopia 90.20%
Gambia 72.50%
Tajikistan 54.20%
Ethiopia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 90.20% -2.90%
2010 93.10% -2.50%
2004 95.60% -2.00%
1999 97.60% 1.20%
1995 96.40% 1.20%