Timor-Leste Poverty Rate 2001-2020

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.
  • Timor-Leste poverty rate for 2014 was 94.00%, a 3.6% decline from 2007.
  • Timor-Leste poverty rate for 2007 was 97.60%, a 4.4% increase from 2001.
  • Timor-Leste poverty rate for 2001 was 93.20%, a 93.2% 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 94.00%
Sudan 79.90%
Indonesia 69.00%
Cameroon 68.90%
Kyrgyz Republic 66.70%
Mauritania 58.80%
Honduras 53.90%
Georgia 46.20%
Vietnam 35.90%
El Salvador 34.90%
Nicaragua 34.80%
Kosovo 25.30%
Bolivia 24.90%
Mongolia 18.90%
Moldova 18.30%
Ukraine 3.60%
Timor-Leste Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 94.00% -3.60%
2007 97.60% 4.40%
2001 93.20% 4.40%