Romania Poverty Rate 2006-2023

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.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2020 was 10.00%, a 0.9% decline from 2019.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2019 was 10.90%, a 2.1% decline from 2018.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2018 was 13.00%, a 3.3% decline from 2017.
  • Romania poverty rate for 2017 was 16.30%, a 5.5% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 53.20%
Peru 43.00%
Colombia 42.20%
Ecuador 34.60%
Mexico 32.50%
Dominican Republic 23.20%
Paraguay 22.30%
Costa Rica 19.90%
Brazil 18.70%
Albania 13.70%
Thailand 13.20%
Serbia 10.10%
Romania 10.00%
Bulgaria 4.50%
Russia 4.10%
Belarus 1.30%
Romania Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 10.00% -0.90%
2019 10.90% -2.10%
2018 13.00% -3.30%
2017 16.30% -5.50%
2016 21.80% -5.60%
2015 27.40% -2.30%
2014 29.70% -3.10%
2013 32.80% -0.80%
2012 33.60% 0.10%
2011 33.50% 3.90%
2010 29.60% 1.90%
2009 27.70% -1.70%
2008 29.40% -6.80%
2007 36.20% -6.00%
2006 42.20% -6.00%