Tonga 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.
  • Tonga poverty rate for 2015 was 27.50%, a 4.4% decline from 2009.
  • Tonga poverty rate for 2009 was 31.90%, a 2.7% increase from 2001.
  • Tonga poverty rate for 2001 was 29.20%, a 29.2% increase from .
  • Tonga 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
Botswana 60.40%
Namibia 50.10%
Armenia 48.30%
Albania 38.30%
Colombia 28.70%
Tonga 27.50%
China 27.20%
Romania 25.60%
Serbia 25.30%
Ecuador 24.70%
Peru 24.20%
North Macedonia 23.10%
Dominican Republic 21.70%
Paraguay 20.00%
Montenegro 19.90%
Brazil 18.70%
Bulgaria 11.70%
Costa Rica 11.50%
Turkey 11.50%
Iran 11.00%
Kazakhstan 8.10%
Thailand 7.10%
Malaysia 2.70%
Russia 2.70%
Belarus 0.90%
Tonga Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 27.50% -4.40%
2009 31.90% 2.70%
2001 29.20% 2.70%