Timor-Leste Poverty Rate 2001-2021

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.
  • Timor-Leste poverty rate for 2014 was 91.80%, a 4.2% decline from 2007.
  • Timor-Leste poverty rate for 2007 was 96.00%, a 5% increase from 2001.
  • Timor-Leste poverty rate for 2001 was 91.00%, a 91% increase from .
  • Timor-Leste 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
Timor-Leste 91.80%
Sudan 79.30%
Cameroon 71.10%
Indonesia 66.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 60.70%
Mauritania 58.80%
Honduras 54.90%
Georgia 45.70%
El Salvador 35.50%
Nicaragua 35.40%
Vietnam 35.00%
Kosovo 28.70%
Bolivia 24.80%
Mongolia 18.20%
Moldova 17.90%
Ukraine 2.50%
Timor-Leste Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 91.80% -4.20%
2007 96.00% 5.00%
2001 91.00% 5.00%