Sao Tome and Principe Poverty Rate 2000-2021

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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe poverty rate for 2017 was 86.40%, a 6.4% decline from 2010.
  • Sao Tome and Principe poverty rate for 2010 was 92.80%, a 2.3% increase from 2000.
  • Sao Tome and Principe poverty rate for 2000 was 90.50%, a 90.5% increase from .
  • Sao Tome and Principe 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
Sao Tome and Principe 86.40%
Lesotho 73.20%
Egypt 72.60%
Djibouti 70.20%
Kyrgyz Republic 60.50%
Indonesia 55.80%
Myanmar 54.30%
Honduras 50.30%
Georgia 43.00%
Bhutan 38.90%
El Salvador 29.50%
Bolivia 25.70%
Kosovo 24.40%
Moldova 15.80%
Ukraine 4.60%
Sao Tome and Principe Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2017 86.40% -6.40%
2010 92.80% 2.30%
2000 90.50% 2.30%