Pakistan Poverty Rate 1987-2024

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.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2018 was 84.50%, a 0.7% increase from 2015.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2015 was 83.80%, a 2.7% decline from 2013.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2013 was 86.50%, a 2.6% decline from 2011.
  • Pakistan poverty rate for 2011 was 89.10%, a 1.3% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Nigeria 90.80%
Pakistan 84.50%
India 82.60%
Angola 78.00%
Lao PDR 70.50%
Kyrgyz Republic 66.10%
Indonesia 62.80%
Georgia 53.90%
Philippines 53.50%
Honduras 51.30%
Mongolia 38.30%
El Salvador 33.00%
Vietnam 22.20%
Bolivia 19.10%
Moldova 14.60%
Ukraine 9.40%
Pakistan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 84.50% 0.70%
2015 83.80% -2.70%
2013 86.50% -2.60%
2011 89.10% -1.30%
2010 90.40% -1.00%
2007 91.40% -1.00%
2005 92.40% 0.20%
2004 92.20% -3.80%
2001 96.00% 2.60%
1998 93.40% -1.30%
1996 94.70% -3.30%
1990 98.00% 0.30%
1987 97.70% 0.30%