Sweden Poverty Rate 1967-2020

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.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2017 was 0.50%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2016 was 0.60%, a 0.5% decline from 2015.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2015 was 1.10%, a 0.1% increase from 2014.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2014 was 1.00%, a 0.1% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 14.10%
Argentina 7.70%
Greece 4.40%
Croatia 3.80%
Lithuania 3.80%
Chile 3.70%
Latvia 3.40%
Italy 3.20%
Hungary 3.00%
Uruguay 2.80%
Spain 2.20%
Portugal 1.90%
Poland 1.40%
Estonia 1.10%
Austria 0.70%
Luxembourg 0.70%
Norway 0.50%
Sweden 0.50%
Netherlands 0.40%
Czech Republic 0.40%
Malta 0.30%
Belgium 0.30%
Denmark 0.20%
Cyprus 0.10%
Switzerland 0.10%
France 0.10%
Finland 0.10%
Slovenia 0.10%
Sweden Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 0.50% -0.10%
2016 0.60% -0.50%
2015 1.10% 0.10%
2014 1.00% -0.10%
2013 1.10% 0.10%
2012 1.00% -0.10%
2011 1.10% -0.10%
2010 1.20% 0.20%
2009 1.00% 0.00%
2008 1.00% 0.20%
2007 0.80% -0.10%
2006 0.90% -0.70%
2005 1.60% 0.70%
2004 0.90% 0.10%
2003 0.80% 0.60%
2000 0.20% -0.80%
1995 1.00% 0.30%
1992 0.70% 0.20%
1987 0.50% -0.20%
1981 0.70% 0.00%
1975 0.70% -10.00%
1967 10.70% -10.00%