Jordan Poverty Rate 1986-2020

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.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2010 was 18.10%, a 5.8% decline from 2008.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2008 was 23.90%, a 1.2% decline from 2006.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2006 was 25.10%, a 11.2% decline from 2002.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2002 was 36.30%, a 9.8% decline from 1997.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 63.40%
South Africa 56.20%
China 53.40%
Tuvalu 46.70%
Colombia 38.30%
Ecuador 34.30%
Mexico 33.70%
North Macedonia 32.40%
Dominican Republic 31.70%
Peru 31.20%
Paraguay 30.00%
Romania 28.00%
Kazakhstan 18.20%
Jordan 18.10%
Thailand 17.80%
Turkey 15.90%
Costa Rica 12.90%
Bulgaria 11.00%
Russia 4.00%
Belarus 3.40%
Jordan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2010 18.10% -5.80%
2008 23.90% -1.20%
2006 25.10% -11.20%
2002 36.30% -9.80%
1997 46.10% 1.40%
1992 44.70% 20.90%
1986 23.80% 20.90%