Venezuela Poverty Rate 1981-2020

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.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2006 was 35.60%, a 13.2% decline from 2005.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2005 was 48.80%, a 8.4% decline from 2004.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2004 was 57.20%, a 5.3% decline from 2003.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2003 was 62.50%, a 6.6% increase from 2002.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 64.00%
Iraq 62.20%
Peru 46.40%
Guatemala 43.40%
Ecuador 41.20%
Romania 40.30%
Paraguay 39.50%
Venezuela 35.60%
Kazakhstan 35.20%
Brazil 34.20%
Dominican Republic 33.60%
Mexico 33.30%
Thailand 27.10%
Jordan 25.10%
Turkey 23.20%
Bulgaria 22.60%
Mauritius 20.30%
Costa Rica 20.00%
Iran 14.60%
Russia 11.60%
Belarus 11.30%
Venezuela Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2006 35.60% -13.20%
2005 48.80% -8.40%
2004 57.20% -5.30%
2003 62.50% 6.60%
2002 55.90% 10.10%
2001 45.80% -1.80%
1999 47.60% 2.90%
1998 44.70% -0.40%
1995 45.10% 16.60%
1992 28.50% -0.40%
1989 28.90% -7.60%
1987 36.50% 2.80%
1981 33.70% 2.80%