Switzerland Poverty Rate 1982-2024

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.
  • Switzerland poverty rate for 2018 was 0.20%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Switzerland poverty rate for 2017 was 0.10%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Switzerland poverty rate for 2016 was 0.10%, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Switzerland poverty rate for 2015 was 0.10%, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.50%
Argentina 9.70%
Seychelles 6.70%
Uruguay 4.90%
Greece 3.70%
Slovak Republic 3.40%
Italy 3.20%
Israel 3.20%
Latvia 3.00%
Lithuania 2.90%
Hungary 2.80%
Spain 2.70%
Croatia 2.70%
Portugal 2.10%
United States 1.70%
Sweden 1.40%
Poland 1.40%
Austria 1.20%
Estonia 1.10%
Australia 1.00%
United Kingdom 0.70%
Luxembourg 0.70%
Canada 0.70%
Norway 0.50%
Netherlands 0.40%
UAE 0.40%
Denmark 0.30%
Malta 0.30%
Germany 0.20%
Czech Republic 0.20%
Cyprus 0.20%
Switzerland 0.20%
Finland 0.20%
Belgium 0.20%
Ireland 0.10%
Slovenia 0.10%
France 0.10%
Switzerland Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 0.20% 0.10%
2017 0.10% 0.00%
2016 0.10% 0.00%
2015 0.10% 0.00%
2014 0.10% 0.00%
2013 0.10% 0.10%
2012 0.00% -0.10%
2011 0.10% -0.30%
2010 0.40% 0.20%
2009 0.20% -0.10%
2008 0.30% -0.10%
2007 0.40% 0.00%
2006 0.40% 0.20%
2002 0.20% -0.30%
2000 0.50% -0.70%
1992 1.20% 0.20%
1982 1.00% 0.20%