Bolivia Poverty Rate 1997-2024

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.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2021 was 15.20%, a 2.1% decline from 2020.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2020 was 17.30%, a 1.8% increase from 2019.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2019 was 15.50%, a 3.6% decline from 2018.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2018 was 19.10%, a 1.9% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Indonesia 60.60%
Georgia 55.40%
Philippines 55.30%
El Salvador 28.40%
Bolivia 15.20%
Moldova 14.40%
Bolivia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2021 15.20% -2.10%
2020 17.30% 1.80%
2019 15.50% -3.60%
2018 19.10% -1.90%
2017 21.00% -1.00%
2016 22.00% 1.50%
2015 20.50% 0.30%
2014 20.20% -1.60%
2013 21.80% -1.90%
2012 23.70% 0.20%
2011 23.50% -5.40%
2009 28.90% -5.00%
2008 33.90% -7.30%
2007 41.20% -0.90%
2006 42.10% -5.10%
2005 47.20% 1.40%
2004 45.80% -8.00%
2002 53.80% 2.00%
2001 51.80% -4.00%
2000 55.80% 5.80%
1999 50.00% 3.90%
1997 46.10% 3.90%