North Macedonia Poverty Rate 2009-2021

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.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2017 was 19.50%, a 2% decline from 2016.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2016 was 21.50%, a 3.2% decline from 2015.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2015 was 24.70%, a 1.4% decline from 2014.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2014 was 26.10%, a 3.4% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 41.50%
Albania 33.80%
Gabon 32.20%
Colombia 28.10%
Peru 24.20%
Ecuador 23.30%
Brazil 20.20%
North Macedonia 19.50%
Serbia 19.30%
Paraguay 17.50%
Dominican Republic 15.90%
Iran 12.90%
Romania 12.80%
Mauritius 12.70%
Costa Rica 10.00%
Turkey 8.70%
Bulgaria 7.90%
Thailand 7.60%
Kazakhstan 6.60%
Russia 3.80%
Belarus 0.80%
North Macedonia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 19.50% -2.00%
2016 21.50% -3.20%
2015 24.70% -1.40%
2014 26.10% -3.40%
2013 29.50% -1.70%
2012 31.20% -1.00%
2011 32.20% -1.90%
2010 34.10% -1.60%
2009 35.70% -1.60%