Cameroon Poverty Rate 1996-2024

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.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 2014 was 74.80%, a 9.5% decline from 2007.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 2007 was 84.30%, a 0.3% increase from 2001.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 2001 was 84.00%, a 6.8% decline from 1996.
  • Cameroon poverty rate for 1996 was 90.80%, a 90.8% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Timor-Leste 94.60%
Sudan 86.20%
Indonesia 74.90%
Cameroon 74.80%
Kyrgyz Republic 70.80%
Mauritania 66.80%
Georgia 57.00%
Honduras 53.10%
El Salvador 42.70%
Nicaragua 42.10%
Kosovo 39.80%
Vietnam 34.90%
Mongolia 28.10%
Bolivia 20.20%
Moldova 19.90%
Ukraine 9.00%
Cameroon Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2014 74.80% -9.50%
2007 84.30% 0.30%
2001 84.00% -6.80%
1996 90.80% -6.80%