Sao Tome and Principe Poverty Rate 2000-2020

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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe poverty rate for 2017 was 85.50%, a 6.8% decline from 2010.
  • Sao Tome and Principe poverty rate for 2010 was 92.30%, a 2.5% increase from 2000.
  • Sao Tome and Principe poverty rate for 2000 was 89.80%, a 89.8% increase from .
  • Sao Tome and Principe poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Sao Tome and Principe 85.50%
Lesotho 73.10%
Djibouti 70.60%
Egypt 70.40%
Kyrgyz Republic 66.40%
Myanmar 60.80%
Indonesia 58.70%
Honduras 52.60%
Georgia 43.60%
Bhutan 38.60%
El Salvador 28.90%
Bolivia 24.70%
Kosovo 21.60%
Moldova 16.30%
Ukraine 5.60%
Sao Tome and Principe Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 85.50% -6.80%
2010 92.30% 2.50%
2000 89.80% 2.50%