Bolivia Poverty Rate 1997-2022

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.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2020 was 21.60%, a 1.7% increase from 2019.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2019 was 19.90%, a 3.5% decline from 2018.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2018 was 23.40%, a 2.3% decline from 2017.
  • Bolivia poverty rate for 2017 was 25.70%, a 0.2% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Kyrgyz Republic 58.10%
Indonesia 50.90%
Georgia 46.60%
Bolivia 21.60%
Ukraine 2.50%
Bolivia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 21.60% 1.70%
2019 19.90% -3.50%
2018 23.40% -2.30%
2017 25.70% -0.20%
2016 25.90% 0.50%
2015 25.40% 0.60%
2014 24.80% -1.00%
2013 25.80% -2.20%
2012 28.00% 0.10%
2011 27.90% -6.70%
2009 34.60% -4.40%
2008 39.00% -7.30%
2007 46.30% -1.60%
2006 47.90% -4.00%
2005 51.90% -0.90%
2004 52.80% -6.40%
2002 59.20% 1.90%
2001 57.30% -4.70%
2000 62.00% 7.30%
1999 54.70% 2.30%
1997 52.40% 2.30%