Papua New Guinea Poverty Rate 1996-2021

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.
  • Papua New Guinea poverty rate for 2009 was 86.90%, a 1.5% decline from 1996.
  • Papua New Guinea poverty rate for 1996 was 88.40%, a 88.4% increase from .
  • Papua New Guinea poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
  • Papua New Guinea 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
Nigeria 92.10%
India 90.60%
Papua New Guinea 86.90%
Indonesia 83.70%
Eswatini 82.00%
Sudan 75.20%
Kyrgyz Republic 63.10%
Philippines 61.40%
Georgia 60.30%
Sri Lanka 55.70%
Nicaragua 49.80%
Honduras 46.80%
Kosovo 44.70%
El Salvador 42.80%
Bolivia 35.10%
Moldova 31.50%
West Bank and Gaza 20.90%
Ukraine 9.80%
Papua New Guinea Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2009 86.90% -1.50%
1996 88.40% -1.50%