Albania Poverty Rate 1996-2024

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.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2020 was 13.70%, a 1.2% decline from 2019.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2019 was 14.90%, a 3.3% decline from 2018.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2018 was 18.20%, a 7.3% decline from 2017.
  • Albania poverty rate for 2017 was 25.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 53.20%
Peru 43.00%
Colombia 42.20%
Ecuador 34.60%
Mexico 32.50%
Dominican Republic 23.20%
Paraguay 22.30%
Costa Rica 19.90%
Brazil 18.70%
Albania 13.70%
Thailand 13.20%
Serbia 10.10%
Romania 10.00%
Bulgaria 4.50%
Russia 4.10%
Belarus 1.30%
Albania Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 13.70% -1.20%
2019 14.90% -3.30%
2018 18.20% -7.30%
2017 25.50% 0.10%
2016 25.40% -0.80%
2015 26.20% -12.50%
2014 38.70% 2.00%
2012 36.70% 3.30%
2008 33.40% -7.00%
2005 40.40% -11.70%
2002 52.10% 4.20%
1996 47.90% 4.20%