South Sudan 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.
  • South Sudan poverty rate for 2016 was 97.80%, a 11.7% increase from 2009.
  • South Sudan poverty rate for 2009 was 86.10%, a 86.1% increase from .
  • South Sudan poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
  • South Sudan poverty rate for was 0.00%, a 0% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
South Sudan 97.80%
Malawi 96.60%
Liberia 93.20%
Rwanda 91.90%
Uganda 87.60%
South Sudan Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 97.80% 11.70%
2009 86.10% 11.70%