Pakistan Poverty Rate 1987-2020

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.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2015 was 75.40%, a 4.1% decline from 2013.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2013 was 79.50%, a 3.9% decline from 2011.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2011 was 83.40%, a 1.6% decline from 2010.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2010 was 85.00%, 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 87.20%
Kenya 86.50%
Pakistan 75.40%
Kyrgyz Republic 70.00%
Myanmar 67.20%
Indonesia 67.00%
Egypt 61.90%
Philippines 55.10%
Honduras 53.80%
Georgia 45.30%
Cabo Verde 40.80%
El Salvador 31.80%
Bolivia 25.60%
Kosovo 21.40%
Tunisia 17.50%
Moldova 16.10%
Ukraine 7.80%
Pakistan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 75.40% -4.10%
2013 79.50% -3.90%
2011 83.40% -1.60%
2010 85.00% -1.10%
2007 86.10% -1.70%
2005 87.80% 0.40%
2004 87.40% -5.70%
2001 93.10% 3.00%
1998 90.10% -0.90%
1996 91.00% -5.90%
1990 96.90% 0.20%
1987 96.70% 0.20%