Russia 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.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2020 was 4.10%, a 0.1% decline from 2019.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2019 was 4.20%, a 0.7% decline from 2018.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2018 was 4.90%, a 0.4% decline from 2017.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2017 was 5.30%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 53.20%
Peru 43.00%
Colombia 42.20%
Ecuador 34.60%
Mexico 32.50%
Dominican Republic 23.20%
Paraguay 22.30%
Costa Rica 19.90%
Brazil 18.70%
Albania 13.70%
Thailand 13.20%
Serbia 10.10%
Romania 10.00%
Bulgaria 4.50%
Russia 4.10%
Belarus 1.30%
Russia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 4.10% -0.10%
2019 4.20% -0.70%
2018 4.90% -0.40%
2017 5.30% -0.30%
2016 5.60% 0.10%
2015 5.50% 0.80%
2014 4.70% -0.30%
2013 5.00% -0.60%
2012 5.60% -0.60%
2011 6.20% -1.00%
2010 7.20% -1.80%
2009 9.00% -0.40%
2008 9.40% -4.30%
2007 13.70% -4.70%
2006 18.40% -3.60%
2005 22.00% -3.60%
2004 25.60% -3.30%
2003 28.90% -1.80%
2002 30.70% -5.10%
2001 35.80% -6.80%
2000 42.60% -5.50%
1999 48.10% 12.10%
1998 36.00% 6.00%
1997 30.00% 6.00%