Bulgaria Poverty Rate 2006-2024

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.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2020 was 4.50%, a 2.7% decline from 2019.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2019 was 7.20%, a 0.8% decline from 2018.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2018 was 8.00%, a 1.4% decline from 2017.
  • Bulgaria poverty rate for 2017 was 9.40%, a 1% decline 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%
Bulgaria Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 4.50% -2.70%
2019 7.20% -0.80%
2018 8.00% -1.40%
2017 9.40% -1.00%
2016 10.40% -3.70%
2015 14.10% 3.10%
2014 11.00% -2.20%
2013 13.20% -0.90%
2012 14.10% 0.00%
2011 14.10% 0.70%
2010 13.40% 2.40%
2009 11.00% -0.30%
2008 11.30% -3.70%
2007 15.00% -13.50%
2006 28.50% -13.50%