Benin Poverty Rate 2003-2024

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.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2018 was 83.40%, a 8.4% decline from 2015.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2015 was 91.80%, a 0.2% decline from 2011.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2011 was 92.00%, a 3.1% decline from 2003.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2003 was 95.10%, a 95.1% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Niger 95.00%
Tanzania 92.30%
Sierra Leone 89.90%
Chad 89.40%
Guinea-Bissau 87.20%
Guinea 86.80%
Togo 84.00%
Benin 83.40%
Burkina Faso 81.10%
Mali 80.50%
Senegal 74.40%
Benin Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 83.40% -8.40%
2015 91.80% -0.20%
2011 92.00% -3.10%
2003 95.10% -3.10%