Sweden Poverty Rate 1975-2024

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.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2020 was 0.90%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2019 was 0.90%, a 0.5% decline from 2018.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2018 was 1.40%, a 0.6% increase from 2017.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2017 was 0.80%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Argentina 14.10%
Chile 8.00%
Uruguay 7.20%
Greece 3.90%
Spain 3.10%
Portugal 2.60%
Hungary 2.50%
Latvia 2.50%
Italy 2.20%
Croatia 2.10%
Lithuania 1.60%
Estonia 1.30%
United States 1.20%
Austria 1.00%
Sweden 0.90%
Malta 0.80%
United Kingdom 0.70%
France 0.40%
Denmark 0.40%
Czech Republic 0.40%
Belgium 0.30%
Ireland 0.20%
Netherlands 0.20%
Cyprus 0.20%
Finland 0.10%
Luxembourg 0.00%
Slovenia 0.00%
Sweden Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 0.90% 0.00%
2019 0.90% -0.50%
2018 1.40% 0.60%
2017 0.80% -0.10%
2016 0.90% -0.20%
2015 1.10% 0.00%
2014 1.10% -0.20%
2013 1.30% 0.10%
2012 1.20% -0.20%
2011 1.40% 0.10%
2010 1.30% 0.20%
2009 1.10% 0.10%
2008 1.00% 0.10%
2007 0.90% -0.10%
2006 1.00% -0.80%
2005 1.80% 0.80%
2004 1.00% 0.00%
2003 1.00% 0.50%
2000 0.50% -1.00%
1995 1.50% 0.50%
1992 1.00% 0.30%
1987 0.70% -0.50%
1981 1.20% 0.20%
1975 1.00% 0.20%