Spain Poverty Rate 1980-2023

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.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2019 was 2.80%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2018 was 2.70%, a 0.2% increase from 2017.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2017 was 2.50%, a 1% decline from 2016.
  • Spain poverty rate for 2016 was 3.50%, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 12.10%
Argentina 11.20%
Uruguay 5.10%
Greece 3.90%
Spain 2.80%
Latvia 2.60%
Hungary 2.50%
Croatia 2.40%
Slovak Republic 2.00%
United States 1.70%
Lithuania 1.60%
Portugal 1.50%
Estonia 1.40%
Sweden 0.90%
Austria 0.80%
Malta 0.70%
Norway 0.50%
Denmark 0.40%
Netherlands 0.40%
Luxembourg 0.30%
Czech Republic 0.30%
Cyprus 0.30%
Belgium 0.20%
Finland 0.20%
Slovenia 0.10%
Spain Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 2.80% 0.10%
2018 2.70% 0.20%
2017 2.50% -1.00%
2016 3.50% 0.00%
2015 3.50% 0.20%
2014 3.30% -0.50%
2013 3.80% 0.40%
2012 3.40% 0.40%
2011 3.00% 0.30%
2010 2.70% 0.40%
2009 2.30% 0.40%
2008 1.90% 0.30%
2007 1.60% -1.00%
2006 2.60% 0.00%
2005 2.60% 0.20%
2004 2.40% 0.20%
2003 2.20% 0.50%
2000 1.70% -2.80%
1995 4.50% 1.50%
1990 3.00% -4.20%
1985 7.20% 0.00%
1980 7.20% 0.00%