Philippines Poverty Rate 2000-2020

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.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2015 was 55.10%, a 5% decline from 2012.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2012 was 60.10%, a 1.3% decline from 2009.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2009 was 61.40%, a 2.3% decline from 2006.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2006 was 63.70%, a 0.6% increase from 2003.
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%
Philippines Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 55.10% -5.00%
2012 60.10% -1.30%
2009 61.40% -2.30%
2006 63.70% 0.60%
2003 63.10% -1.20%
2000 64.30% -1.20%