Jordan Poverty Rate 1986-2021

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.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2010 was 17.50%, a 5.5% decline from 2008.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2008 was 23.00%, a 1.4% decline from 2006.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2006 was 24.40%, a 11.2% decline from 2002.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2002 was 35.60%, a 9.7% decline from 1997.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
South Africa 56.00%
Armenia 55.00%
China 53.50%
Tuvalu 46.70%
Colombia 38.70%
Ecuador 34.40%
North Macedonia 34.10%
Mexico 33.30%
Dominican Republic 31.80%
Peru 31.50%
Paraguay 28.80%
Romania 23.80%
Jordan 17.50%
Thailand 17.50%
Turkey 15.20%
Kazakhstan 14.60%
Costa Rica 13.20%
Bulgaria 11.40%
Russia 5.60%
Belarus 3.60%
Jordan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2010 17.50% -5.50%
2008 23.00% -1.40%
2006 24.40% -11.20%
2002 35.60% -9.70%
1997 45.30% 1.30%
1992 44.00% 20.80%
1986 23.20% 20.80%