South Sudan Poverty Rate 2009-2024

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.
  • South Sudan poverty rate for 2016 was 96.60%, a 14.8% increase from 2009.
  • South Sudan poverty rate for 2009 was 81.80%, a 81.8% increase from .
  • South Sudan poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
  • South Sudan poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
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%
South Sudan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 96.60% 14.80%
2009 81.80% 14.80%