Philippines Poverty Rate 2000-2024

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.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2021 was 55.30%, a 1.8% increase from 2018.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2018 was 53.50%, a 6.6% decline from 2015.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2015 was 60.10%, a 4.8% decline from 2012.
  • Philippines poverty rate for 2012 was 64.90%, a 1.2% decline from 2009.
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%
Philippines Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2021 55.30% 1.80%
2018 53.50% -6.60%
2015 60.10% -4.80%
2012 64.90% -1.20%
2009 66.10% -1.80%
2006 67.90% -0.20%
2003 68.10% -0.70%
2000 68.80% -0.70%