Philippines Poverty Rate 2000-2021

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.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2015 was 54.90%, a 5% decline from 2012.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2012 was 59.90%, a 1.2% decline from 2009.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2009 was 61.10%, a 2.3% decline from 2006.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2006 was 63.40%, a 0.5% increase from 2003.
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%
Philippines Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 54.90% -5.00%
2012 59.90% -1.20%
2009 61.10% -2.30%
2006 63.40% 0.50%
2003 62.90% -1.10%
2000 64.00% -1.10%