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 32.70%, a 12.5% decline from 2005.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2005 was 45.20%, a 10% decline from 2004.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2004 was 55.20%, a 5.2% decline from 2003.
  • Venezuela poverty rate for 2003 was 60.40%, a 5.8% 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 41.40%
Paraguay 38.40%
Romania 35.20%
Brazil 34.00%
Dominican Republic 33.70%
Mexico 33.10%
Venezuela 32.70%
Kazakhstan 31.00%
Thailand 26.80%
Jordan 24.40%
Bulgaria 24.00%
Turkey 21.90%
Mauritius 21.10%
Costa Rica 20.50%
Iran 16.80%
Malaysia 16.50%
Russia 15.30%
Belarus 11.70%
Venezuela Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2006 32.70% -12.50%
2005 45.20% -10.00%
2004 55.20% -5.20%
2003 60.40% 5.80%
2002 54.60% 9.80%
2001 44.80% -2.30%
1999 47.10% 4.50%
1998 42.60% -1.90%
1995 44.50% 16.50%
1992 28.00% 1.10%
1989 26.90% -10.00%
1987 36.90% 2.80%
1981 34.10% 2.80%