Romania Poverty Rate 2006-2022

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.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2019 was 9.20%, a 1.7% decline from 2018.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2018 was 10.90%, a 1.9% decline from 2017.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2017 was 12.80%, a 4.6% decline from 2016.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2016 was 17.40%, a 5.5% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Fiji 49.40%
Armenia 44.00%
Colombia 29.40%
Ecuador 25.40%
Marshall Islands 22.50%
Peru 20.60%
Brazil 20.60%
Iran 17.80%
China 15.80%
Paraguay 15.40%
Dominican Republic 12.40%
Costa Rica 10.60%
Turkey 10.20%
Serbia 10.10%
Albania 10.00%
Romania 9.20%
Thailand 6.20%
Bulgaria 6.20%
Russia 3.00%
Maldives 1.70%
Belarus 0.20%
Romania Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 9.20% -1.70%
2018 10.90% -1.90%
2017 12.80% -4.60%
2016 17.40% -5.50%
2015 22.90% -2.60%
2014 25.50% -2.20%
2013 27.70% 0.40%
2012 27.30% -0.20%
2011 27.50% 3.70%
2010 23.80% 2.10%
2009 21.70% -1.10%
2008 22.80% -6.70%
2007 29.50% -5.70%
2006 35.20% -5.70%