Niger Poverty Rate 1992-2022

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.
  • Niger poverty rate for 2018 was 91.80%, a 1.8% decline from 2014.
  • Niger poverty rate for 2014 was 93.60%, a 2.2% decline from 2011.
  • Niger poverty rate for 2011 was 95.80%, a 1% decline from 2007.
  • Niger poverty rate for 2007 was 96.80%, a 0.3% decline from 2005.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Sierra Leone 92.70%
Niger 91.80%
Tanzania 91.80%
Guinea 89.80%
Chad 87.90%
Guinea-Bissau 86.00%
Burkina Faso 80.00%
Benin 79.30%
Togo 78.00%
Mali 77.80%
Senegal 66.80%
Niger Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 91.80% -1.80%
2014 93.60% -2.20%
2011 95.80% -1.00%
2007 96.80% -0.30%
2005 97.10% -1.30%
1994 98.40% 0.10%
1992 98.30% 0.10%