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Poverty
Population living under 1.25 and
2 dollar (PPP) a day (%)
Population living below national poverty line (%)
Country < $1.25[1] < $2[2]
Albania 2.0 7.9
Algeria 6.8[3] 23.6[3]
Angola 54.3 70.2
Argentina 3.4 7.3
Armenia 3.7 21.0
Azerbaijan <2 <2
Bangladesh 49.6 81.3
Belarus <2 <2
Benin 47.3 75.3
Bhutan 26.2 49.5
Bolivia 11.9 21.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina <2 <2
Botswana 31.2[3] 49.4[3]
Brazil 5.2 12.7
Bulgaria <2 2.4
Burkina Faso 56.5 81.2
Burundi 81.3 93.5
Cambodia 25.8 57.8
Cameroon 32.8 57.7
Cape Verde 20.6 40.2
Central African Republic 62.4 81.9
Chad 61.9 83.3
Chile <2 2.4
China, People's Republic of 15.9 36.3
Colombia 16.0 27.9
Comoros 46.1 65
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 59.2 79.6
Congo, Republic of the 54.1 74.4
Costa Rica <2 4.3
Cote d'Ivoire 23.3 46.8
Croatia <2 <2
Czech Republic <2[3] <2[3]
Djibouti 18.8 41.2
Dominican Republic 4.4 12.3
Ecuador 4.7 12.8
Egypt <2 18.5
El Salvador 6.4 13.2
Estonia <2 <2
Ethiopia 39.0 77.6
Gabon 4.8 19.6
Gambia 34.3 56.7
Georgia 13.4 30.4
Ghana 30.0 53.6
Guatemala 11.7 24.3
Guinea 70.1 87.2
Guinea-Bissau 48.8 77.9
Guyana 7.7[3] 16.8[3]
Haiti 54.9 72.1
Honduras 18.2 29.7
Hungary <2 <2
India 37 75.6
Indonesia 29.4 60.0
Iran <2 8.0
Jamaica <2 5.8
Jordan <2 3.5
Kazakhstan <2 <2
Kenya 19.7 39.9
Kyrgyzstan 3.4 27.5
Laos 44[4] 76.8[4]
Latvia <2 <2
Lesotho 43.4 62.2
Liberia 83.7 94.8
Lithuania <2 <2
Macedonia <2 5.3
Madagascar 67.8 89.6
Malawi 73.9 90.4
Malaysia <2 7.8
Mali 51.4 77.1
Mauritania 21.2 44.1
Mexico 4.0 8.2
Moldova 2.4 11.5
Mongolia 2.2 13.6
Montenegro <2 <2
Morocco 2.5 14.0
Mozambique 74.7 90
Namibia 49.1[3] 62.2[3]
Nepal 55.1 77.6
Nicaragua 15.8 31.9
Niger 65.9 85.6
Nigeria 64.4 83.9
Pakistan 22.6 60.3
Panama 9.5 17.9
Papua New Guinea 35.8[3] 57.4[3]
Paraguay 6.5 14.2
Peru 7.7 17.8
Philippines 22.6 45.0
Poland <2 <2
Romania <2 4.1
Russia <2 <2
Rwanda 76.6 90.3
Saint Lucia 20.9[3] 40.6[3]
Senegal 33.5 60.4
Serbia <2 <2
Seychelles <2 <2
Sierra Leone 53.4 76.1
Slovakia <2[3] <2[3]
Slovenia <2 <2
South Africa 26.2 42.9
Sri Lanka 14 39.7
Suriname 15.5[3] 27.2[3]
Swaziland 62.9 81
Tajikistan 21.5 50.8
Tanzania 88.5 96.6
Thailand <2 11.5
Timor-Leste 37.2 72.8
Togo 38.7 69.3
Trinidad and Tobago 4.2[3] 13.5[3]
Tunisia 2.6 12.8
Turkey <2 <2
Turkmenistan 24.8[3] 49.6[3]
Uganda 51.5 75.6
Ukraine <2 <2
Uruguay <2 4.3
Uzbekistan 46.3 76.7
Venezuela 3.5 10.2
Vietnam 21.5 48.4
Yemen 17.5 46.6
Zambia 64.3 81.5
Country UNDP[5] CIA[6] Year Other Year
Afghanistan 42 36 FY08/09 N/A N/A
Albania 18.5 25 2004 est. 25 2002[7]
Algeria 22.6 23 2006 est. N/A N/A
Andorra N/A 8 2008 N/A N/A
Angola N/A 40.5 2006 est. N/A N/A
Anguilla N/A 23 2002 N/A N/A
Argentina N/A 30 2010 11.3 2009[8][9]
Armenia 50.9 26.5 2006 est. 51 2001[7]
Austria N/A 6 2008 N/A N/A
Azerbaijan 49.6 11 2009 est. 50 2001[7]
Bahamas, The N/A 9.3 2004 N/A N/A
Bangladesh 49.8 36.3 2008 est. 50 2000[7]
Belarus 17.4 27.1 2003 est. 18 2002[7]
Belgium N/A 15.2 2007 est. N/A N/A
Belize N/A 33.5 2002 est. N/A N/A
Benin 39 37.4 2007 est. N/A N/A
Bermuda N/A 19 2000 N/A N/A
Bhutan N/A 23.2 2008 N/A N/A
Bolivia 64.6 N/A N/A 54.0 2007[8]
Bosnia and Herzegovina 19.5 25 2004 est. 20 2002[7]
Botswana N/A 30.3 2003 N/A N/A
Brazil 21.5 26 2008 24.9 2009[8]
Bulgaria 12.8 14 2008 13 2001[7]
Burkina Faso 46.4 46.4 2004 46 2003[7]
Burma N/A 32.7 ;2007 est. N/A N/A
Burundi 68 68 2002 est. N/A N/A
Cambodia 35 31 2004 35 2004[7]
Cameroon 40.2 48 2000 est. 40 2001[7]
Canada N/A 9.4 2008[10] 4.9 2004[11]
Cape Verde N/A 30 2000 N/A N/A
Chad 43.4 80 2001 est. N/A N/A
Chile 17 18.2 2005 11.5 2009[8]
People's Republic of China 2.8 2.8 2007[12] N/A N/A
Colombia 64 46.8 2008 45.7 2009[8]
Comoros N/A 60 2002 est. N/A N/A
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 71.3 71 2006 est. N/A  
Congo, Republic of the 42.3 N/A   N/A N/A
Costa Rica 23.9 16 2006 est. 18.9 2009[8]
Cote d'Ivoire N/A 42 2006 est. N/A N/A
Croatia 11.1 17 2008 N/A N/A
Denmark N/A 12.1 2007 N/A N/A
Djibouti N/A 42 2007 est. N/A N/A
Dominica N/A 30 2002 est. N/A N/A
Dominican Republic 42.2 42.2 2004 41.1 2009[8]
Ecuador 45.2 35.1 2008 40.2 2009[8][9]
Egypt 16.7 20 2005 est. 17 1999-2000[7]
El Salvador 37.2 30.7 2006 est. 47.9 2009[8]
Eritrea 53 50 2004 est. N/A N/A
Estonia 8.9 19.7 2008 N/A N/A
Ethiopia 44.2 38.7 FY05/06 est. 44 1999-2000[7]
Fiji N/A 25.5 FY90/91 N/A N/A
France N/A 6.2 2004 N/A N/A
The Gambia 61.3 N/A N/A 61 2003[7]
Gaza Strip N/A 70 2009 est. N/A N/A
Georgia 54.5 31 2006 54 2003[7]
Germany N/A 11 2001 est. N/A N/A
Ghana 28.5 28.5 2007 est. 28 2005-6[7]
Greece N/A 20 2009 est. N/A N/A
Greenland N/A 9.2 2007 N/A N/A
Grenada N/A 32 2000 N/A N/A
Guam N/A 23 2001 est. N/A N/A
Guatemala 56.2 56.2 2004 est. 54.8 2006[8]
Guine 40 47 2006 est. N/A N/A
Guinea-Bissau 65.7 N/A N/A 66 2002[7]
Haiti 65 80 2003 est. N/A N/A
Honduras 50.7 65 2010 68.9 2007[8]
Hungary 17.3 12 2010 est. N/A N/A
India 28.6 25 2007 est. 29 1999-2000[7]
Indonesia 16 13.33 2010 17 2004[7]
Iran N/A 18 2007 est. N/A N/A
Ireland N/A 5.5 2009 est. 6.8 2004 est.[13]
Israel N/A 23.6 2007[14] N/A N/A
Jamaica 18.7 14.8 2003 est. 19 2000[7]
Japan N/A 15.7 2007[15] N/A N/A
Jordan 14.2 14.2 2002 14 2002[7]
Kazakhstan 15.4 12.1 2008 15 2002[7]
Kenya 52 50 2000 est. N/A N/A
Korea, South N/A 15 2006 est. N/A N/A
Kosovo N/A 35 2007 est. N/A N/A
Kyrgyzstan 43.1 40 2004 est. 43 2005[7]
Laos 33 26 2009 est. 33 2003[7]
Latvia 5.9 N/A N/A 6 2004[7]
Lebanon N/A 28 1999 est. N/A N/A
Lesotho 68 49 1999 N/A N/A
Liberia N/A 80 2000 est. N/A N/A
Libya N/A N/A N/A[16] N/A N/A
Lithuania N/A 4 2003 N/A N/A
Macedonia, Republic of 21.7 28.7 2008 31.1 2009[17]
Madagascar 71.3 50 2004 est. N/A N/A
Malawi 65.3 53 2004 N/A N/A
Malaysia 15.5 5.1 2002 est. N/A N/A
Maldives N/A 16 2008 N/A N/A
Mali 63.8 36.1 2005 est. N/A N/A
Mauritania 46.3 40 2004 est. 46 2000[7]
Mauritius 10.6 8 2006 est. N/A N/A
Mexico 17.6 18.2 2008[18] 34.8 2008[8]
Micronesia, Federated States of N/A 26.7 2000 N/A N/A
Moldova 48.5 26.3 2009 48 2002[7]
Mongolia 36.1 36.1 2004 36 2002[7]
Montenegro N/A 7 2007 est. N/A N/A
Morocco 19 15 2007 est. N/A N/A
Mozambique 54.1 70 2001 est. 54 2002-3[7]
Nepal 30.9 24.7 2008 31 2003-4[7]
Netherlands N/A 10.5 2005 N/A N/A
Nicaragua 45.8 48 2005 61.9 2005[8]
Niger 63 63 1993 est. N/A N/A
Nigeria 34.1 70 2007 est. N/A N/A
Norway N/A N/A N/A 4.3 2007[19]
Pakistan 32.6 24 FY05/06 est. N/A N/A
Panama 37.3 28.6 2006 est. 26.4 2009[8]
Papua New Guinea 37.5 37 2002 est. N/A N/A
Paraguay 20.5 19.4 2008 est. 56.0 2009[8]
Peru 53.1 34.8 2009 34.8 2009[8]
Philippines 25.1 32.9 2006 est. N/A N/A
Poland 14.8 17 2003 est. N/A N/A
Portugal N/A 18 2006 N/A N/A
Romania 28.9 25 2005 est. N/A N/A
Russia 19.6 13.1 2009 13.1 Dec. 2008[20]
Rwanda 60.3 60 2001 est. 60 1999-2000[7]
Sao Tome and Principe N/A 54 2004 est. N/A N/A
Senegal 33.4 54 2001 est. N/A N/A
Serbia N/A 7.9 2008 est. N/A N/A
Sierra Leone 70.2 70.2 2004 70 2003-4[7]
Slovakia 16.8 21 2002 N/A N/A
Slovenia N/A 12.3 2008 N/A N/A
South Africa N/A 50 2000 est. N/A N/A
Spain N/A 19.8 2005 N/A N/A
Sri Lanka 22.7 23 2008 est. 23 2002[7]
Sudan N/A 40 2004 est. N/A N/A
Suriname N/A 70 2002 est. N/A N/A
Swaziland 69.2 69 2006 69 2000-1[7]
Switzerland N/A 7.4 2009 N/A N/A
Syria N/A 11.9 2006 est. N/A N/A
Republic of China (Taiwan) N/A 1.08 2008 est. N/A N/A
Tajikistan 44.4 60 2009 est. N/A N/A
Tanzania 35.7 36 2002 est. 36 2000-1[7]
Thailand 13.6 9.6 2006 est. N/A N/A
Timor-Leste 39.7 42 2003 est. N/A N/A
Togo 32.3 32 1989 est. N/A N/A
Tonga N/A 24 FY03/04 N/A N/A
Trinidad and Tobago 21 17 2007 est. N/A N/A
Tunisia 7.6 3.8 2005 est. 3.8 2005[21]
Turkey 27 17.11 2008 20.5 2005[22]
Turkmenistan N/A 30 2004 est. N/A N/A
Uganda 37.7 35 2001 est. 38 2002-3[7]
Ukraine 19.5 35 2009 20 2003[7]
United Arab Emirates N/A 19.5 2003 N/A N/A
United Kingdom N/A 14 2006 est. N/A N/A
United States N/A 12 2004 est. 14.3 2009[23]
Uruguay N/A 27.4 2006[24] 10.7 2009[8][9]
Uzbekistan 27.2 26 2008 est. 28 2000[7]
Venezuela 52 37.9 yearend 2005 est. 27.6 2008[8]
Vietnam 28.9 12.3 2009 est. 29 2002[7]
Virgin Islands, U.S. N/A 28.9 2002 N/A N/A
West Bank N/A 46 2007 est. N/A N/A
Yemen 41.8 45.2 2003 N/A N/A
Zambia 68 86 1993 68 2004[7]
Zimbabwe 34.9 68 2004 N/A N/A
 
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