Turkey Poverty Rate 1987-2021

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.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2018 was 8.50%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2017 was 8.70%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2016 was 9.50%, a 1.2% decline from 2015.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2015 was 10.70%, a 0.7% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 42.50%
Colombia 28.20%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 22.70%
Peru 22.30%
Brazil 19.80%
Paraguay 15.90%
Dominican Republic 13.90%
Costa Rica 11.20%
Turkey 8.50%
Thailand 8.40%
Russia 3.70%
Belarus 0.40%
Turkey Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 8.50% -0.20%
2017 8.70% -0.80%
2016 9.50% -1.20%
2015 10.70% 0.70%
2014 10.00% -0.70%
2013 10.70% -1.60%
2012 12.30% -0.80%
2011 13.10% -2.10%
2010 15.20% -0.50%
2009 15.70% 0.00%
2008 15.70% -3.40%
2007 19.10% -2.80%
2006 21.90% -2.70%
2005 24.60% -2.40%
2004 27.00% -10.00%
2003 37.00% 3.30%
2002 33.70% -4.10%
1994 37.80% -1.40%
1987 39.20% -1.40%