Moldova 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.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2021 was 14.40%, a 0.3% decline from 2019.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2019 was 14.70%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2018 was 14.60%, a 2.9% decline from 2017.
  • Moldova poverty rate for 2017 was 17.50%, a 0.2% decline from 2016.
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%
Moldova Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2021 14.40% -0.30%
2019 14.70% 0.10%
2018 14.60% -2.90%
2017 17.50% -0.20%
2016 17.70% 0.00%
2015 17.70% -2.20%
2014 19.90% -1.20%
2013 21.10% -4.80%
2012 25.90% -1.10%
2011 27.00% -3.10%
2010 30.10% -2.90%
2009 33.00% -1.00%
2008 34.00% 1.50%
2007 32.50% -9.40%
2006 41.90% -33.40%
2005 75.30% 5.10%
2004 70.20% 0.60%
2003 69.60% -7.30%
2002 76.90% -8.90%
2001 85.80% -5.00%
2000 90.80% 2.40%
1999 88.40% 4.50%
1998 83.90% 8.30%
1997 75.60% 8.30%