Nicaragua Poverty Rate 1993-2020

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.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2014 was 34.80%, a 15% decline from 2009.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2009 was 49.80%, a 3.9% decline from 2005.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2005 was 53.70%, a 8.9% decline from 2001.
  • Nicaragua poverty rate for 2001 was 62.60%, a 6.9% decline from 1998.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Timor-Leste 94.00%
Sudan 79.90%
Indonesia 69.00%
Cameroon 68.90%
Kyrgyz Republic 66.70%
Mauritania 58.80%
Honduras 53.90%
Georgia 46.20%
Vietnam 35.90%
El Salvador 34.90%
Nicaragua 34.80%
Kosovo 25.30%
Bolivia 24.90%
Mongolia 18.90%
Moldova 18.30%
Ukraine 3.60%
Nicaragua Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 34.80% -15.00%
2009 49.80% -3.90%
2005 53.70% -8.90%
2001 62.60% -6.90%
1998 69.50% -4.90%
1993 74.40% -4.90%