Portugal Poverty Rate 2003-2021

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.
  • Portugal poverty rate for 2017 was 1.80%, a 0.9% decline from 2016.
  • Portugal poverty rate for 2016 was 2.70%, a 0.1% decline from 2015.
  • Portugal poverty rate for 2015 was 2.80%, a 0.7% decline from 2014.
  • Portugal poverty rate for 2014 was 3.50%, a 0.9% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 14.10%
Argentina 9.80%
Greece 4.70%
Lithuania 3.80%
Croatia 3.60%
Chile 3.60%
Latvia 3.40%
Italy 3.10%
Hungary 3.00%
Uruguay 2.90%
Spain 2.20%
Portugal 1.80%
Poland 1.30%
Estonia 1.00%
Luxembourg 0.70%
Austria 0.70%
Canada 0.70%
Norway 0.50%
Sweden 0.50%
Czech Republic 0.40%
Netherlands 0.40%
Belgium 0.30%
Malta 0.30%
Denmark 0.20%
Slovenia 0.10%
Cyprus 0.10%
Switzerland 0.10%
France 0.10%
Finland 0.10%
Portugal Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 1.80% -0.90%
2016 2.70% -0.10%
2015 2.80% -0.70%
2014 3.50% -0.90%
2013 4.40% 0.00%
2012 4.40% 1.80%
2011 2.60% 0.70%
2010 1.90% 0.40%
2009 1.50% -0.60%
2008 2.10% 0.50%
2007 1.60% -0.40%
2006 2.00% -0.70%
2005 2.70% 0.00%
2004 2.70% -0.40%
2003 3.10% -0.40%