Pakistan Poverty Rate 1987-2021

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.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2015 was 75.60%, a 4% decline from 2013.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2013 was 79.60%, a 4% decline from 2011.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2011 was 83.60%, a 1.5% decline from 2010.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2010 was 85.10%, a 1.1% decline from 2007.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Zambia 88.10%
Kenya 86.60%
Pakistan 75.60%
Egypt 64.40%
Indonesia 64.30%
Kyrgyz Republic 63.90%
Myanmar 62.00%
Philippines 54.90%
Honduras 54.70%
Georgia 44.80%
Cabo Verde 41.30%
El Salvador 32.60%
Bolivia 25.40%
Kosovo 25.00%
Tunisia 17.50%
Moldova 15.50%
Ukraine 6.30%
Pakistan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 75.60% -4.00%
2013 79.60% -4.00%
2011 83.60% -1.50%
2010 85.10% -1.10%
2007 86.20% -1.70%
2005 87.90% 0.30%
2004 87.60% -5.60%
2001 93.20% 3.00%
1998 90.20% -0.90%
1996 91.10% -5.80%
1990 96.90% 0.20%
1987 96.70% 0.20%