Tunisia Poverty Rate 1985-2021

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.
  • Tunisia poverty rate for 2015 was 17.50%, a 13% decline from 2010.
  • Tunisia poverty rate for 2010 was 30.50%, a 11% decline from 2005.
  • Tunisia poverty rate for 2005 was 41.50%, a 9.1% decline from 2000.
  • Tunisia poverty rate for 2000 was 50.60%, a 9.6% decline from 1995.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Zambia 88.10%
Kenya 86.60%
Pakistan 75.60%
Egypt 64.40%
Indonesia 64.30%
Kyrgyz Republic 63.90%
Myanmar 62.00%
Philippines 54.90%
Honduras 54.70%
Georgia 44.80%
Cabo Verde 41.30%
El Salvador 32.60%
Bolivia 25.40%
Kosovo 25.00%
Tunisia 17.50%
Moldova 15.50%
Ukraine 6.30%
Tunisia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 17.50% -13.00%
2010 30.50% -11.00%
2005 41.50% -9.10%
2000 50.60% -9.60%
1995 60.20% 0.60%
1990 59.60% -7.20%
1985 66.80% -7.20%