Yemen Poverty Rate 1998-2021

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.
  • Yemen poverty rate for 2014 was 81.00%, a 5.1% increase from 2005.
  • Yemen poverty rate for 2005 was 75.90%, a 15.1% increase from 1998.
  • Yemen poverty rate for 1998 was 60.80%, a 60.8% 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
Liberia 94.10%
Niger 93.60%
Burkina Faso 92.30%
Mozambique 92.20%
Yemen 81.00%
Comoros 64.60%
Yemen Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 81.00% 5.10%
2005 75.90% 15.10%
1998 60.80% 15.10%