Moldova Poverty Rate 1997-2020

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.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2018 was 13.30%, a 3% decline from 2017.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2017 was 16.30%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2016 was 16.40%, a 0.3% increase from 2015.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2015 was 16.10%, a 2.2% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Angola 87.20%
Kyrgyz Republic 61.30%
Indonesia 56.00%
Honduras 50.30%
Georgia 42.90%
Mongolia 28.90%
El Salvador 25.70%
Vietnam 23.60%
Bolivia 23.10%
Moldova 13.30%
Ukraine 4.00%
Moldova Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 13.30% -3.00%
2017 16.30% -0.10%
2016 16.40% 0.30%
2015 16.10% -2.20%
2014 18.30% -1.30%
2013 19.60% -5.00%
2012 24.60% -1.00%
2011 25.60% -3.30%
2010 28.90% -2.60%
2009 31.50% -1.30%
2008 32.80% 1.30%
2007 31.50% -8.90%
2006 40.40% -33.90%
2005 74.30% 5.40%
2004 68.90% 0.60%
2003 68.30% -7.60%
2002 75.90% -9.30%
2001 85.20% -5.10%
2000 90.30% 2.20%
1999 88.10% 5.00%
1998 83.10% 8.50%
1997 74.60% 8.50%