Venezuela Poverty Rate 1981-2021

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.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2006 was 36.10%, a 13.1% decline from 2005.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2005 was 49.20%, a 8.8% decline from 2004.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2004 was 58.00%, a 4.9% decline from 2003.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2003 was 62.90%, a 6.4% increase from 2002.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Iraq 57.00%
Armenia 55.90%
Peru 46.60%
Guatemala 43.70%
Ecuador 41.30%
Paraguay 38.40%
Venezuela 36.10%
Romania 35.20%
Brazil 34.00%
Dominican Republic 33.70%
Mexico 33.10%
Kazakhstan 30.70%
Thailand 26.80%
Jordan 24.40%
Bulgaria 24.00%
Turkey 21.90%
Mauritius 21.10%
Costa Rica 20.50%
Iran 16.50%
Russia 15.30%
Belarus 11.70%
Venezuela Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2006 36.10% -13.10%
2005 49.20% -8.80%
2004 58.00% -4.90%
2003 62.90% 6.40%
2002 56.50% 10.20%
2001 46.30% -1.80%
1999 48.10% 2.90%
1998 45.20% -0.20%
1995 45.40% 16.60%
1992 28.80% -0.50%
1989 29.30% -7.60%
1987 36.90% 2.80%
1981 34.10% 2.80%