Sweden Poverty Rate 1967-2022

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.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2019 was 0.60%, a 0.6% decline from 2018.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2018 was 1.20%, a 0.7% increase from 2017.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2017 was 0.50%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Sweden poverty rate for 2016 was 0.60%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Argentina 14.50%
Panama 12.10%
Greece 3.40%
Uruguay 3.20%
Spain 2.50%
Latvia 2.00%
Hungary 1.80%
Croatia 1.80%
United States 1.50%
Lithuania 1.40%
Estonia 1.30%
Slovak Republic 1.30%
Portugal 0.90%
Austria 0.80%
Malta 0.70%
Sweden 0.60%
Denmark 0.40%
Netherlands 0.30%
Luxembourg 0.30%
Czech Republic 0.30%
Cyprus 0.30%
Norway 0.30%
Belgium 0.20%
Finland 0.10%
Slovenia 0.10%
Sweden Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 0.60% -0.60%
2018 1.20% 0.70%
2017 0.50% -0.10%
2016 0.60% -0.40%
2015 1.00% 0.10%
2014 0.90% -0.20%
2013 1.10% 0.20%
2012 0.90% -0.20%
2011 1.10% -0.10%
2010 1.20% 0.20%
2009 1.00% 0.00%
2008 1.00% 0.20%
2007 0.80% -0.10%
2006 0.90% -0.70%
2005 1.60% 0.70%
2004 0.90% 0.10%
2003 0.80% 0.60%
2000 0.20% -0.80%
1995 1.00% 0.30%
1992 0.70% 0.20%
1987 0.50% -0.20%
1981 0.70% 0.00%
1975 0.70% -10.00%
1967 10.70% -10.00%