Tonga 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.
  • 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 59.10%
Namibia 51.00%
Armenia 39.80%
Albania 34.20%
Colombia 29.20%
Tonga 27.50%
China 27.20%
Ecuador 24.80%
North Macedonia 24.70%
Peru 24.40%
Serbia 23.80%
Romania 22.90%
Dominican Republic 21.80%
Montenegro 19.30%
Paraguay 18.90%
Brazil 18.60%
Iran 12.70%
Bulgaria 12.40%
Costa Rica 12.00%
Turkey 10.70%
Thailand 7.00%
Kazakhstan 6.00%
Russia 4.10%
Malaysia 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%