Maldives Poverty Rate 2002-2020

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.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2016 was 6.60%, a 47.7% decline from 2009.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2009 was 54.30%, a 20.9% decline from 2002.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2002 was 75.20%, a 75.2% 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 43.50%
Albania 38.80%
Colombia 28.50%
Mexico 25.70%
Peru 24.30%
China 23.90%
Ecuador 23.90%
Serbia 23.10%
North Macedonia 20.60%
Romania 20.50%
St. Lucia 20.30%
Brazil 20.10%
Paraguay 20.10%
Dominican Republic 19.90%
Kazakhstan 12.20%
Iran 11.60%
Costa Rica 10.70%
Turkey 9.90%
Bulgaria 8.90%
Thailand 8.40%
Maldives 6.60%
Russia 2.70%
Belarus 0.70%
Maldives Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 6.60% -47.70%
2009 54.30% -20.90%
2002 75.20% -20.90%