Nepal Poverty Rate 1995-2020

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.
  • Nepal poverty rate for 2010 was 83.00%, a 7.9% decline from 2003.
  • Nepal poverty rate for 2003 was 90.90%, a 6% decline from 1995.
  • Nepal poverty rate for 1995 was 96.90%, a 96.9% increase from .
  • Nepal poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Madagascar 97.60%
Malawi 96.20%
Guinea-Bissau 93.40%
Ethiopia 93.10%
Rwanda 93.00%
Nepal 83.00%
Gambia 80.40%
Nepal Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2010 83.00% -7.90%
2003 90.90% -6.00%
1995 96.90% -6.00%