Sierra Leone Poverty Rate 1989-2021

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.
  • Sierra Leone poverty rate for 2018 was 92.70%, a 2.3% decline from 2011.
  • Sierra Leone poverty rate for 2011 was 95.00%, a 1.1% decline from 2003.
  • Sierra Leone poverty rate for 2003 was 96.10%, a 0.7% increase from 1989.
  • Sierra Leone poverty rate for 1989 was 95.40%, a 95.4% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Sierra Leone 92.70%
Sierra Leone Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 92.70% -2.30%
2011 95.00% -1.10%
2003 96.10% 0.70%
1989 95.40% 0.70%