Yemen Poverty Rate 1998-2020

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.
  • Yemen poverty rate for 2014 was 81.60%, a 5% increase from 2005.
  • Yemen poverty rate for 2005 was 76.60%, a 14.9% increase from 1998.
  • Yemen poverty rate for 1998 was 61.70%, a 61.7% increase from .
  • Yemen poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Niger 93.40%
Liberia 93.00%
Burkina Faso 92.30%
Mozambique 92.00%
Yemen 81.60%
Comoros 62.30%
Yemen Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 81.60% 5.00%
2005 76.60% 14.90%
1998 61.70% 14.90%