Maldives Poverty Rate 2002-2022

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.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2019 was 1.70%, a 1.7% decline from 2016.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2016 was 3.40%, a 39.3% decline from 2009.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2009 was 42.70%, a 20% decline from 2002.
  • Maldives poverty rate for 2002 was 62.70%, a 62.7% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Fiji 49.40%
Armenia 44.00%
Colombia 29.40%
Ecuador 25.40%
Marshall Islands 22.50%
Brazil 20.60%
Peru 20.60%
Iran 17.80%
China 15.80%
Paraguay 15.40%
Dominican Republic 12.40%
Costa Rica 10.60%
Turkey 10.20%
Serbia 10.10%
Albania 10.00%
Romania 9.20%
Thailand 6.20%
Bulgaria 6.20%
Russia 3.00%
Maldives 1.70%
Belarus 0.20%
Maldives Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 1.70% -1.70%
2016 3.40% -39.30%
2009 42.70% -20.00%
2002 62.70% -20.00%