Italy Poverty Rate 1986-2024

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.
  • Italy poverty rate for 2020 was 2.20%, a 0.4% decline from 2019.
  • Italy poverty rate for 2019 was 2.60%, a 0.6% decline from 2018.
  • Italy poverty rate for 2018 was 3.20%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Italy poverty rate for 2017 was 3.30%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Argentina 14.10%
Chile 8.00%
Uruguay 7.20%
Greece 3.90%
Spain 3.10%
Portugal 2.60%
Hungary 2.50%
Latvia 2.50%
Italy 2.20%
Croatia 2.10%
Lithuania 1.60%
Estonia 1.30%
United States 1.20%
Austria 1.00%
Sweden 0.90%
Malta 0.80%
United Kingdom 0.70%
Denmark 0.40%
Czech Republic 0.40%
France 0.40%
Belgium 0.30%
Ireland 0.20%
Netherlands 0.20%
Cyprus 0.20%
Finland 0.10%
Slovenia 0.00%
Luxembourg 0.00%
Italy Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 2.20% -0.40%
2019 2.60% -0.60%
2018 3.20% -0.10%
2017 3.30% -0.10%
2016 3.40% -0.50%
2015 3.90% 0.80%
2014 3.10% -0.10%
2013 3.20% 0.10%
2012 3.10% 0.40%
2011 2.70% 0.00%
2010 2.70% 0.60%
2009 2.10% 0.30%
2008 1.80% 0.10%
2007 1.70% 0.10%
2006 1.60% -0.30%
2005 1.90% 0.20%
2004 1.70% -0.40%
2003 2.10% -1.40%
2000 3.50% -0.50%
1998 4.00% 0.50%
1995 3.50% -0.70%
1993 4.20% 2.70%
1991 1.50% 1.00%
1989 0.50% -2.70%
1987 3.20% 1.00%
1986 2.20% 1.00%