Malaysia 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.
  • Malaysia poverty rate for 2022 was 0.00%, a 2.3% decline from 2021.
  • Malaysia poverty rate for 2021 was 2.30%, a 2.3% increase from 2020.
  • Malaysia poverty rate for 2020 was 0.00%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Malaysia poverty rate for 2019 was 0.00%, a 3.4% 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%
Iraq 0.00%
Tonga 0.00%
Botswana 0.00%
Maldives 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Turkmenistan 0.00%
Albania 0.00%
Algeria 0.00%
Guyana 0.00%
St. Lucia 0.00%
Namibia 0.00%
Thailand 0.00%
South Africa 0.00%
Belize 0.00%
Guatemala 0.00%
Libya 0.00%
Malaysia 0.00%
Samoa 0.00%
Belarus 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Lebanon 0.00%
Mauritius 0.00%
Serbia 0.00%
Venezuela 0.00%
Bosnia 0.00%
Cuba 0.00%
Equatorial Guinea 0.00%
Kazakhstan 0.00%
Montenegro 0.00%
Russia 0.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00%
Bulgaria 0.00%
Gabon 0.00%
Jordan 0.00%
North Macedonia 0.00%
Romania 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
Azerbaijan 0.00%
Fiji 0.00%
Jamaica 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Turkey 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
China 0.00%
Malaysia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2022 0.00% -2.30%
2021 2.30% 2.30%
2020 0.00% 0.00%
2019 0.00% -3.40%
2018 3.40% 3.40%
2017 0.00% 0.00%
2016 0.00% -4.80%
2015 4.80% 4.80%
2014 0.00% -6.60%
2013 6.60% 6.60%
2012 0.00% -12.90%
2011 12.90% 12.90%
2010 0.00% 0.00%
2009 0.00% -22.10%
2008 22.10% 22.10%
2007 0.00% -22.40%
2006 22.40% 22.40%
2005 0.00% 0.00%
2004 0.00% -27.80%
2003 27.80% 27.80%
2002 0.00% 0.00%
2001 0.00% 0.00%
2000 0.00% 0.00%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% -27.60%
1997 27.60% 27.60%
1996 0.00% -36.00%
1995 36.00% 36.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% -37.10%
1992 37.10% 37.10%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% -39.90%
1989 39.90% 39.90%
1988 0.00% -40.10%
1987 40.10% 40.10%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% -39.20%
1984 39.20% 39.20%
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%