Gambia Poverty Rate 1998-2021

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.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 2015 was 72.70%, a 8% decline from 2010.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 2010 was 80.70%, a 6.6% decline from 2003.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 2003 was 87.30%, a 7.9% decline from 1998.
  • Gambia poverty rate for 1998 was 95.20%, a 95.2% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Togo 90.80%
Benin 90.60%
Ethiopia 90.20%
Gambia 72.70%
Tajikistan 50.50%
Gambia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2015 72.70% -8.00%
2010 80.70% -6.60%
2003 87.30% -7.90%
1998 95.20% -7.90%