Eswatini Poverty Rate 1994-2020

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.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2016 was 71.40%, a 10.6% decline from 2009.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2009 was 82.00%, a 3.1% decline from 2000.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2000 was 85.10%, a 11.9% decline from 1994.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 1994 was 97.00%, a 97% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Bangladesh 84.50%
Eswatini 71.40%
Kyrgyz Republic 67.20%
Indonesia 62.40%
Ghana 56.90%
Honduras 52.90%
Georgia 44.00%
Sri Lanka 40.40%
Mongolia 32.00%
El Salvador 30.70%
Vietnam 29.00%
Bolivia 25.00%
West Bank and Gaza 23.60%
Kosovo 20.70%
Moldova 16.40%
Ukraine 6.40%
Eswatini Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 71.40% -10.60%
2009 82.00% -3.10%
2000 85.10% -11.90%
1994 97.00% -11.90%