Vietnam Poverty Rate 1992-2020

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.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2018 was 23.60%, a 5.4% decline from 2016.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2016 was 29.00%, a 6.9% decline from 2014.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2014 was 35.90%, a 5.6% decline from 2012.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2012 was 41.50%, a 6.2% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Angola 87.20%
Kyrgyz Republic 61.30%
Indonesia 56.00%
Honduras 50.30%
Georgia 42.90%
Mongolia 28.90%
El Salvador 25.70%
Vietnam 23.60%
Bolivia 23.10%
Moldova 13.30%
Ukraine 4.00%
Vietnam Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 23.60% -5.40%
2016 29.00% -6.90%
2014 35.90% -5.60%
2012 41.50% -6.20%
2010 47.70% -30.70%
2008 78.40% -2.20%
2006 80.60% -4.10%
2004 84.70% -4.50%
2002 89.20% -0.80%
1998 90.00% -4.40%
1992 94.40% -4.40%