Turkey Poverty Rate 1987-2020

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.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2018 was 9.20%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2017 was 9.20%, a 0.7% decline from 2016.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2016 was 9.90%, a 1.6% decline from 2015.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2015 was 11.50%, a 1% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 50.40%
Colombia 27.80%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 23.00%
Peru 22.10%
Brazil 19.90%
Paraguay 17.00%
Dominican Republic 13.80%
Costa Rica 10.90%
Turkey 9.20%
Thailand 8.60%
Russia 2.30%
Belarus 0.40%
Turkey Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 9.20% 0.00%
2017 9.20% -0.70%
2016 9.90% -1.60%
2015 11.50% 1.00%
2014 10.50% -0.90%
2013 11.40% -1.60%
2012 13.00% -0.60%
2011 13.60% -2.30%
2010 15.90% -0.80%
2009 16.70% -0.20%
2008 16.90% -2.90%
2007 19.80% -3.40%
2006 23.20% -2.50%
2005 25.70% -2.40%
2004 28.10% -10.40%
2003 38.50% 3.50%
2002 35.00% -4.10%
1994 39.10% -1.50%
1987 40.60% -1.50%