Nicaragua Poverty Rate 1993-2021

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.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2014 was 35.40%, a 14.8% decline from 2009.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2009 was 50.20%, a 4.2% decline from 2005.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2005 was 54.40%, a 8.9% decline from 2001.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2001 was 63.30%, a 6.7% decline from 1998.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Timor-Leste 91.80%
Sudan 79.30%
Cameroon 71.10%
Indonesia 66.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 60.70%
Mauritania 58.80%
Honduras 54.90%
Georgia 45.70%
El Salvador 35.50%
Nicaragua 35.40%
Vietnam 35.00%
Kosovo 28.70%
Bolivia 24.80%
Mongolia 18.20%
Moldova 17.90%
Ukraine 2.50%
Nicaragua Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 35.40% -14.80%
2009 50.20% -4.20%
2005 54.40% -8.90%
2001 63.30% -6.70%
1998 70.00% -4.80%
1993 74.80% -4.80%