Benin Poverty Rate 2003-2022

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.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2018 was 79.30%, a 11.3% decline from 2015.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2015 was 90.60%, a 0.5% increase from 2011.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2011 was 90.10%, a 3.7% decline from 2003.
  • Benin poverty rate for 2003 was 93.80%, a 93.8% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Sierra Leone 92.70%
Tanzania 91.80%
Niger 91.80%
Guinea 89.80%
Chad 87.90%
Guinea-Bissau 86.00%
Burkina Faso 80.00%
Benin 79.30%
Togo 78.00%
Mali 77.80%
Senegal 66.80%
Benin Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 79.30% -11.30%
2015 90.60% 0.50%
2011 90.10% -3.70%
2003 93.80% -3.70%