Senegal Poverty Rate 1991-2024

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.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2018 was 74.40%, a 16.5% decline from 2011.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2011 was 90.90%, a 1% decline from 2005.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2005 was 91.90%, a 2.4% decline from 2001.
  • Senegal poverty rate for 2001 was 94.30%, a 2% decline from 1994.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Niger 95.00%
Tanzania 92.30%
Sierra Leone 89.90%
Chad 89.40%
Guinea-Bissau 87.20%
Guinea 86.80%
Togo 84.00%
Benin 83.40%
Burkina Faso 81.10%
Mali 80.50%
Senegal 74.40%
Senegal Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 74.40% -16.50%
2011 90.90% -1.00%
2005 91.90% -2.40%
2001 94.30% -2.00%
1994 96.30% 1.10%
1991 95.20% 1.10%