Dominican Republic Poverty Rate 1960-2024

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.
  • Dominican Republic poverty rate for 2022 was 21.50%, a 1.7% decline from 2021.
  • Dominican Republic poverty rate for 2021 was 23.20%, a 0% increase from 2020.
  • Dominican Republic poverty rate for 2020 was 23.20%, a 3% increase from 2019.
  • Dominican Republic poverty rate for 2019 was 20.20%, a 2% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 51.30%
Colombia 34.80%
Peru 32.20%
Ecuador 29.90%
Brazil 23.50%
Iran 21.90%
Mexico 21.80%
Dominican Republic 21.50%
Paraguay 19.90%
Suriname 17.50%
Costa Rica 14.10%
Bulgaria 0.00%
Equatorial Guinea 0.00%
Kazakhstan 0.00%
Montenegro 0.00%
Russia 0.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00%
Azerbaijan 0.00%
Gabon 0.00%
Jordan 0.00%
North Macedonia 0.00%
Romania 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
China 0.00%
Fiji 0.00%
Jamaica 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Turkey 0.00%
Botswana 0.00%
Iraq 0.00%
Tonga 0.00%
Albania 0.00%
Algeria 0.00%
Maldives 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Turkmenistan 0.00%
Belize 0.00%
Guyana 0.00%
St. Lucia 0.00%
Namibia 0.00%
Thailand 0.00%
South Africa 0.00%
Belarus 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Guatemala 0.00%
Libya 0.00%
Malaysia 0.00%
Samoa 0.00%
Bosnia 0.00%
Cuba 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Lebanon 0.00%
Mauritius 0.00%
Serbia 0.00%
Venezuela 0.00%
Dominican Republic Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2022 21.50% -1.70%
2021 23.20% 0.00%
2020 23.20% 3.00%
2019 20.20% -2.00%
2018 22.20% -3.30%
2017 25.50% -3.20%
2016 28.70% -1.70%
2015 30.40% -4.40%
2014 34.80% -5.70%
2013 40.50% -0.70%
2012 41.20% -0.40%
2011 41.60% -2.10%
2010 43.70% 0.80%
2009 42.90% -3.00%
2008 45.90% 1.60%
2007 44.30% -0.70%
2006 45.00% -3.20%
2005 48.20% -8.80%
2004 57.00% 8.00%
2003 49.00% 9.00%
2002 40.00% -0.50%
2001 40.50% -0.60%
2000 41.10% 41.10%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% -39.40%
1997 39.40% -2.90%
1996 42.30% 42.30%
1995 0.00% 0.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% -52.50%
1992 52.50% 52.50%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% -65.30%
1989 65.30% 65.30%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% -37.60%
1986 37.60% 37.60%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%