Senegal Poverty Rate 1991-2022

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.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2018 was 66.80%, a 21.6% decline from 2011.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2011 was 88.40%, a 0.4% decline from 2005.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2005 was 88.80%, a 3.3% decline from 2001.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2001 was 92.10%, a 2.8% decline from 1994.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Sierra Leone 92.70%
Tanzania 91.80%
Niger 91.80%
Guinea 89.80%
Chad 87.90%
Guinea-Bissau 86.00%
Burkina Faso 80.00%
Benin 79.30%
Togo 78.00%
Mali 77.80%
Senegal 66.80%
Senegal Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 66.80% -21.60%
2011 88.40% -0.40%
2005 88.80% -3.30%
2001 92.10% -2.80%
1994 94.90% 1.10%
1991 93.80% 1.10%