Nepal Poverty Rate 1995-2024

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.
  • Nepal poverty rate for 2010 was 80.40%, a 9.3% decline from 2003.
  • Nepal poverty rate for 2003 was 89.70%, a 6.9% decline from 1995.
  • Nepal poverty rate for 1995 was 96.60%, a 96.6% increase from .
  • Nepal 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
Madagascar 98.10%
Malawi 96.20%
Guinea-Bissau 94.30%
Ethiopia 94.00%
Rwanda 93.40%
Gambia 86.30%
Nepal 80.40%
Nepal Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2010 80.40% -9.30%
2003 89.70% -6.90%
1995 96.60% -6.90%