Gambia Poverty Rate 1998-2020

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.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 2015 was 72.50%, a 7.9% decline from 2010.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 2010 was 80.40%, a 6.4% decline from 2003.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 2003 was 86.80%, a 8.4% decline from 1998.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 1998 was 95.20%, a 95.2% increase from .
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%
Gambia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 72.50% -7.90%
2010 80.40% -6.40%
2003 86.80% -8.40%
1998 95.20% -8.40%