Iceland Poverty Rate 2003-2024

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.
  • Iceland poverty rate for 2017 was 0.00%, a 0.2% decline from 2016.
  • Iceland poverty rate for 2016 was 0.20%, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
  • Iceland poverty rate for 2015 was 0.10%, a 0% increase from 2014.
  • Iceland poverty rate for 2014 was 0.10%, a 0.1% decline from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Panama 14.00%
Argentina 7.90%
Chile 7.50%
Greece 5.30%
Uruguay 4.60%
Latvia 4.50%
Lithuania 4.40%
Israel 4.20%
Croatia 4.20%
Hungary 4.00%
Italy 3.30%
Slovak Republic 2.70%
Spain 2.50%
Portugal 2.30%
United States 2.00%
Poland 1.70%
Estonia 1.30%
Germany 1.00%
Luxembourg 0.90%
Sweden 0.80%
Canada 0.70%
Austria 0.70%
United Kingdom 0.70%
Norway 0.60%
Ireland 0.50%
Czech Republic 0.50%
Belgium 0.40%
Netherlands 0.40%
Denmark 0.30%
Malta 0.30%
Switzerland 0.10%
Finland 0.10%
Slovenia 0.10%
Cyprus 0.10%
France 0.10%
Iceland 0.00%
Iceland Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 0.00% -0.20%
2016 0.20% 0.10%
2015 0.10% 0.00%
2014 0.10% -0.10%
2013 0.20% -0.10%
2012 0.30% -0.50%
2011 0.80% 0.30%
2010 0.50% 0.20%
2009 0.30% 0.10%
2008 0.20% -0.10%
2007 0.30% -0.10%
2006 0.40% 0.20%
2005 0.20% -0.20%
2004 0.40% 0.00%
2003 0.40% 0.00%