Tanzania 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.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2018 was 92.30%, a 1.4% decline from 2011.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2011 was 93.70%, a 1.6% decline from 2007.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2007 was 95.30%, a 4.1% decline from 2000.
  • Tanzania poverty rate for 2000 was 99.40%, a 1.1% increase from 1991.
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%
Tanzania Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 92.30% -1.40%
2011 93.70% -1.60%
2007 95.30% -4.10%
2000 99.40% 1.10%
1991 98.30% 1.10%