Moldova Poverty Rate 1997-2021

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.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2018 was 12.80%, a 3% decline from 2017.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2017 was 15.80%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2016 was 15.90%, a 0.4% increase from 2015.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2015 was 15.50%, a 2.4% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Nigeria 92.00%
Angola 89.30%
Kyrgyz Republic 54.80%
Indonesia 53.20%
Honduras 50.90%
Georgia 42.50%
Mongolia 27.60%
El Salvador 26.20%
Vietnam 23.10%
Bolivia 22.80%
Moldova 12.80%
Ukraine 3.40%
Moldova Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 12.80% -3.00%
2017 15.80% -0.10%
2016 15.90% 0.40%
2015 15.50% -2.40%
2014 17.90% -1.30%
2013 19.20% -4.80%
2012 24.00% -1.00%
2011 25.00% -3.30%
2010 28.30% -2.70%
2009 31.00% -1.40%
2008 32.40% 1.40%
2007 31.00% -8.90%
2006 39.90% -34.00%
2005 73.90% 5.40%
2004 68.50% 0.70%
2003 67.80% -7.70%
2002 75.50% -9.50%
2001 85.00% -5.10%
2000 90.10% 2.20%
1999 87.90% 5.00%
1998 82.90% 8.60%
1997 74.30% 8.60%