North Macedonia Poverty Rate 2009-2021

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.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2018 was 17.90%, a 1.6% decline from 2017.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2017 was 19.50%, a 2% decline from 2016.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2016 was 21.50%, a 3.2% decline from 2015.
  • North Macedonia poverty rate for 2015 was 24.70%, a 1.4% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 42.50%
Colombia 28.20%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 22.70%
Peru 22.30%
Brazil 19.80%
North Macedonia 17.90%
Paraguay 15.60%
Iran 14.00%
Dominican Republic 13.90%
Costa Rica 11.20%
Romania 10.90%
Turkey 8.50%
Thailand 8.40%
Bulgaria 6.90%
Kazakhstan 4.60%
Russia 3.70%
Belarus 0.40%
North Macedonia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 17.90% -1.60%
2017 19.50% -2.00%
2016 21.50% -3.20%
2015 24.70% -1.40%
2014 26.10% -3.40%
2013 29.50% -1.70%
2012 31.20% -1.00%
2011 32.20% -1.90%
2010 34.10% -1.60%
2009 35.70% -1.60%