Kazakhstan Poverty Rate 1996-2024

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.
  • Kazakhstan poverty rate for 2018 was 14.30%, a 4.5% decline from 2017.
  • Kazakhstan poverty rate for 2017 was 18.80%, a 5% decline from 2016.
  • Kazakhstan poverty rate for 2016 was 23.80%, a 6.6% increase from 2015.
  • Kazakhstan poverty rate for 2015 was 17.20%, a 2.4% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 48.90%
Colombia 33.90%
Mexico 31.10%
Peru 30.40%
China 28.10%
Ecuador 27.80%
Brazil 26.70%
Dominican Republic 22.20%
Iran 22.10%
North Macedonia 20.80%
Paraguay 19.60%
Montenegro 18.50%
Albania 18.20%
Serbia 17.20%
Thailand 15.60%
Kazakhstan 14.30%
Costa Rica 13.90%
Romania 13.00%
Turkey 10.90%
Bulgaria 8.00%
Russia 4.90%
Malaysia 3.40%
Belarus 1.90%
Kazakhstan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 14.30% -4.50%
2017 18.80% -5.00%
2016 23.80% 6.60%
2015 17.20% 2.40%
2014 14.80% 1.10%
2013 13.70% -5.30%
2012 19.00% -0.20%
2011 19.20% -12.80%
2010 32.00% -5.60%
2009 37.60% 0.90%
2008 36.70% -1.30%
2007 38.00% -12.80%
2006 50.80% -10.70%
2005 61.50% -2.80%
2004 64.30% -3.30%
2003 67.60% -4.70%
2002 72.30% -2.20%
2001 74.50% 8.90%
1996 65.60% 8.90%