North Macedonia Poverty Rate 2009-2024

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.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2019 was 19.00%, a 1.8% decline from 2018.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2018 was 20.80%, a 2.3% decline from 2017.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2017 was 23.10%, a 1.8% decline from 2016.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2016 was 24.90%, a 3.9% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Fiji 52.60%
Armenia 52.10%
Colombia 34.80%
Marshall Islands 31.50%
Ecuador 29.70%
Peru 28.90%
Iran 27.00%
Brazil 26.20%
China 24.70%
Dominican Republic 20.20%
Paraguay 19.70%
North Macedonia 19.00%
Albania 14.90%
Costa Rica 13.70%
Thailand 13.10%
Turkey 12.60%
Serbia 12.00%
Romania 10.90%
Bulgaria 7.20%
Russia 4.20%
Maldives 3.90%
Belarus 2.40%
North Macedonia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 19.00% -1.80%
2018 20.80% -2.30%
2017 23.10% -1.80%
2016 24.90% -3.90%
2015 28.80% -1.00%
2014 29.80% -4.30%
2013 34.10% -1.60%
2012 35.70% -1.50%
2011 37.20% -0.60%
2010 37.80% -3.00%
2009 40.80% -3.00%