Maldives Poverty Rate 2002-2019

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 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 .
  • 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
Namibia 67.30%
Armenia 62.10%
Botswana 57.50%
Maldives 54.30%
Colombia 41.10%
Ecuador 38.20%
Peru 35.30%
North Macedonia 35.10%
Paraguay 31.90%
Tonga 31.90%
Dominican Republic 31.70%
Brazil 27.40%
Romania 25.70%
Kazakhstan 22.70%
Thailand 20.30%
Turkey 16.70%
Costa Rica 15.20%
Iran 13.10%
Serbia 9.60%
Bulgaria 8.40%
Montenegro 5.20%
Belarus 5.00%
Russia 4.90%
Maldives Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2009 54.30% -20.90%
2002 75.20% -20.90%