Israel Poverty Rate 1979-2024

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.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2018 was 3.20%, a 1% decline from 2017.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2017 was 4.20%, a 0.2% increase from 2016.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2016 was 4.00%, a 1% decline from 2015.
  • Israel poverty rate for 2015 was 5.00%, a 0.5% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Israel Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 3.20% -1.00%
2017 4.20% 0.20%
2016 4.00% -1.00%
2015 5.00% -0.50%
2014 5.50% 0.30%
2013 5.20% -1.50%
2012 6.70% -0.30%
2011 7.00% -0.20%
2010 7.20% -1.00%
2009 8.20% 1.00%
2008 7.20% 0.00%
2007 7.20% -1.80%
2006 9.00% -0.40%
2005 9.40% -0.30%
2004 9.70% 0.70%
2003 9.00% 0.50%
2002 8.50% 4.30%
2001 4.20% -1.80%
1997 6.00% 1.30%
1992 4.70% -5.30%
1986 10.00% 0.80%
1979 9.20% 0.80%