Tanzania Poverty Rate 1991-2022

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.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2018 was 91.80%, a 1.4% decline from 2011.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2011 was 93.20%, a 1.7% decline from 2007.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2007 was 94.90%, a 4.5% decline from 2000.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2000 was 99.40%, a 1.2% increase from 1991.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Sierra Leone 92.70%
Niger 91.80%
Tanzania 91.80%
Guinea 89.80%
Chad 87.90%
Guinea-Bissau 86.00%
Burkina Faso 80.00%
Benin 79.30%
Togo 78.00%
Mali 77.80%
Senegal 66.80%
Tanzania Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 91.80% -1.40%
2011 93.20% -1.70%
2007 94.90% -4.50%
2000 99.40% 1.20%
1991 98.20% 1.20%