Eswatini Poverty Rate 1994-2021

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.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2016 was 72.00%, a 10.3% decline from 2009.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2009 was 82.30%, a 3.1% decline from 2000.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 2000 was 85.40%, a 11.7% decline from 1994.
  • Eswatini poverty rate for 1994 was 97.10%, a 97.1% increase from .
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Bangladesh 84.20%
Eswatini 72.00%
Kyrgyz Republic 61.40%
Indonesia 59.70%
Ghana 55.10%
Honduras 49.70%
Georgia 43.30%
Sri Lanka 42.00%
El Salvador 31.40%
Mongolia 29.90%
Vietnam 27.20%
Bolivia 25.90%
Kosovo 23.60%
West Bank and Gaza 21.90%
Moldova 15.90%
Ukraine 5.60%
Eswatini Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2016 72.00% -10.30%
2009 82.30% -3.10%
2000 85.40% -11.70%
1994 97.10% -11.70%