Senegal Poverty Rate 1991-2020

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 2011 was 88.10%, a 0.5% decline from 2005.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2005 was 88.60%, a 3.1% decline from 2001.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2001 was 91.70%, a 3% decline from 1994.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 1994 was 94.70%, a 1.1% increase from 1991.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Niger 95.80%
Sierra Leone 94.70%
Tanzania 93.10%
Togo 90.10%
Benin 90.00%
Senegal 88.10%
Chad 86.20%
Zimbabwe 74.00%
Senegal Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2011 88.10% -0.50%
2005 88.60% -3.10%
2001 91.70% -3.00%
1994 94.70% 1.10%
1991 93.60% 1.10%