Israel Poverty Rate 1979-2022

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.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2018 was 2.00%, a 0.7% decline from 2017.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2017 was 2.70%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2016 was 2.70%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2015 was 3.10%, a 0.4% decline 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 12.40%
Seychelles 5.20%
Uruguay 3.00%
Greece 2.90%
Italy 2.90%
Latvia 2.50%
Croatia 2.40%
Slovak Republic 2.40%
Lithuania 2.40%
Spain 2.40%
Israel 2.00%
Hungary 2.00%
Portugal 1.70%
United States 1.70%
Sweden 1.20%
Poland 1.10%
Austria 1.00%
Estonia 0.80%
Australia 0.70%
Luxembourg 0.60%
Norway 0.40%
Malta 0.30%
Denmark 0.30%
Netherlands 0.30%
Czech Republic 0.20%
Belgium 0.20%
Finland 0.20%
Germany 0.20%
Cyprus 0.10%
Slovenia 0.10%
Switzerland 0.10%
France 0.10%
Ireland 0.10%
UAE 0.10%
Israel Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 2.00% -0.70%
2017 2.70% 0.00%
2016 2.70% -0.40%
2015 3.10% -0.40%
2014 3.50% 0.30%
2013 3.20% -1.30%
2012 4.50% 0.30%
2011 4.20% 0.00%
2010 4.20% -1.50%
2009 5.70% 1.00%
2008 4.70% 0.00%
2007 4.70% -1.00%
2006 5.70% -0.30%
2005 6.00% -0.50%
2004 6.50% 1.00%
2003 5.50% 0.80%
2002 4.70% 2.20%
2001 2.50% -0.70%
1997 3.20% 1.00%
1992 2.20% -4.00%
1986 6.20% 1.50%
1979 4.70% 1.50%