Japan Poverty Rate 2008-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
  • Japan poverty rate for 2013 was 1.20%, a 0.7% increase from 2010.
  • Japan poverty rate for 2010 was 0.50%, a 0.9% decline from 2008.
  • Japan poverty rate for 2008 was 1.40%, a 1.4% increase from .
  • Japan poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 18.20%
Argentina 8.20%
Croatia 7.30%
Greece 7.00%
Chile 6.90%
Seychelles 6.60%
Latvia 6.10%
Lithuania 4.90%
Uruguay 4.80%
Portugal 4.50%
Hungary 4.30%
Estonia 3.70%
Spain 3.30%
Poland 3.00%
Slovak Republic 2.90%
Italy 2.80%
United States 2.00%
Ireland 1.40%
Japan 1.20%
Sweden 1.10%
Canada 0.70%
Austria 0.60%
Denmark 0.60%
Czech Republic 0.50%
United Kingdom 0.40%
Norway 0.40%
Belgium 0.40%
Luxembourg 0.30%
Cyprus 0.20%
France 0.20%
Netherlands 0.20%
Malta 0.20%
Germany 0.20%
Slovenia 0.20%
Switzerland 0.10%
Finland 0.10%
Iceland 0.10%
Japan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2013 1.20% 0.70%
2010 0.50% -0.90%
2008 1.40% -0.90%