Vietnam Poverty Rate 1992-2021

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.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2018 was 23.10%, a 5.1% decline from 2016.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2016 was 28.20%, a 6.8% decline from 2014.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2014 was 35.00%, a 5.8% decline from 2012.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2012 was 40.80%, a 6% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Nigeria 92.00%
Angola 89.30%
Kyrgyz Republic 54.80%
Indonesia 53.20%
Honduras 50.90%
Georgia 42.50%
Mongolia 27.60%
El Salvador 26.20%
Vietnam 23.10%
Bolivia 22.80%
Moldova 12.80%
Ukraine 3.40%
Vietnam Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 23.10% -5.10%
2016 28.20% -6.80%
2014 35.00% -5.80%
2012 40.80% -6.00%
2010 46.80% -31.00%
2008 77.80% -2.10%
2006 79.90% -4.30%
2004 84.20% -4.80%
2002 89.00% -0.90%
1998 89.90% -4.40%
1992 94.30% -4.40%