Rwanda 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.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2016 was 92.20%, a 0.7% decline from 2013.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2013 was 92.90%, a 0.5% decline from 2010.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2010 was 93.40%, a 0.5% decline from 2005.
  • Rwanda poverty rate for 2005 was 93.90%, a 2.1% decline from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Malawi 96.80%
South Sudan 96.60%
Rwanda 92.20%
Uganda 89.90%
Liberia 88.90%
Rwanda Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 92.20% -0.70%
2013 92.90% -0.50%
2010 93.40% -0.50%
2005 93.90% -2.10%
2000 96.00% -2.10%