Madagascar Poverty Rate 1980-2021

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.
  • Madagascar poverty rate for 2012 was 97.50%, a 0% increase from 2010.
  • Madagascar poverty rate for 2010 was 97.50%, a 0.5% increase from 2005.
  • Madagascar poverty rate for 2005 was 97.00%, a 2.7% increase from 2001.
  • Madagascar poverty rate for 2001 was 94.30%, a 2.2% decline from 1999.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Congo, Dem. Rep. 97.90%
Madagascar 97.50%
Guinea 92.50%
Uganda 87.00%
Haiti 78.60%
Madagascar Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2012 97.50% 0.00%
2010 97.50% 0.50%
2005 97.00% 2.70%
2001 94.30% -2.20%
1999 96.50% -0.30%
1997 96.80% 0.30%
1993 96.50% 8.00%
1980 88.50% 8.00%