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Countries with the highest poverty rate worldwide 2019

20 countries with the highest share of the population living on less than 2.15 U.S. dollars a day in 2019

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Release date

September 2022



Survey time period

1990 to 2019

Number of respondents

169 countries

Supplementary notes

The World Bank's poverty data is based on more than 2,000 household surveys in 169 countries. For more information on methodology, please visit the source page.

Most recent value is included in brackets. Please note that countries for which the most recent value was from 2013 or earlier have been omitted. Numbers were also unavailable for a range of countries.

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