Jordan Poverty Rate 1986-2024

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 8.20%, a 3.8% decline from 2008.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2008 was 12.00%, a 1.5% decline from 2006.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2006 was 13.50%, a 9.3% decline from 2002.
  • Jordan poverty rate for 2002 was 22.80%, a 8.6% decline from 1997.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
China 62.50%
Armenia 62.10%
South Africa 60.90%
Tuvalu 56.60%
Colombia 44.60%
Dominican Republic 43.70%
Peru 40.50%
Ecuador 38.80%
Mexico 38.10%
North Macedonia 37.80%
Paraguay 34.10%
Kazakhstan 32.00%
Romania 29.60%
Thailand 27.40%
Turkey 18.20%
Costa Rica 15.60%
Bulgaria 13.40%
Belarus 11.80%
Jordan 8.20%
Russia 7.20%
Jordan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2010 8.20% -3.80%
2008 12.00% -1.50%
2006 13.50% -9.30%
2002 22.80% -8.60%
1997 31.40% -1.10%
1992 32.50% 18.70%
1986 13.80% 18.70%