Eswatini Poverty Rate 1994-2024

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.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2016 was 78.10%, a 9.1% decline from 2009.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2009 was 87.20%, a 2.3% decline from 2000.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2000 was 89.50%, a 8.7% decline from 1994.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 1994 was 98.20%, a 98.2% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
India 88.70%
Bangladesh 86.90%
Ghana 78.50%
Eswatini 78.10%
Kyrgyz Republic 71.30%
Indonesia 68.30%
Georgia 56.30%
Sri Lanka 52.80%
Honduras 50.50%
Mongolia 41.90%
El Salvador 38.70%
Kosovo 35.00%
Vietnam 27.10%
Bolivia 22.00%
West Bank and Gaza 20.50%
Moldova 17.70%
Ukraine 15.40%
Eswatini Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 78.10% -9.10%
2009 87.20% -2.30%
2000 89.50% -8.70%
1994 98.20% -8.70%