Maldives Poverty Rate 2002-2021

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.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2016 was 3.60%, a 39.1% decline from 2009.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2009 was 42.70%, a 14.5% decline from 2002.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2002 was 57.20%, a 57.2% increase from .
  • Maldives poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 37.50%
Albania 34.20%
Colombia 28.70%
Mexico 25.40%
Peru 24.60%
Ecuador 24.00%
China 24.00%
Serbia 22.00%
North Macedonia 21.50%
Brazil 20.00%
Dominican Republic 19.90%
St. Lucia 19.90%
Paraguay 19.20%
Romania 17.40%
Montenegro 15.60%
Iran 13.70%
Costa Rica 10.80%
Kazakhstan 9.60%
Turkey 9.50%
Bulgaria 9.40%
Thailand 8.20%
Russia 4.10%
Maldives 3.60%
Belarus 0.80%
Maldives Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 3.60% -39.10%
2009 42.70% -14.50%
2002 57.20% -14.50%