Rwanda Poverty Rate 1984-2019

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.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2016 was 91.60%, a 0.8% decline from 2013.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2013 was 92.40%, a 0.6% decline from 2010.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2010 was 93.00%, a 0.6% decline from 2005.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2005 was 93.60%, a 2.2% decline from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Malawi 96.70%
Liberia 92.20%
Rwanda 91.60%
Uganda 87.80%
Rwanda Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 91.60% -0.80%
2013 92.40% -0.60%
2010 93.00% -0.60%
2005 93.60% -2.20%
2000 95.80% -1.90%
1984 97.70% -1.90%