Turkey Poverty Rate 1987-2023

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.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2019 was 12.60%, a 1.7% increase from 2018.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2018 was 10.90%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2017 was 10.90%, a 0.7% decline from 2016.
  • Turkey poverty rate for 2016 was 11.60%, a 2.1% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Fiji 52.60%
Armenia 52.10%
Colombia 34.80%
Marshall Islands 31.50%
Ecuador 29.70%
Peru 28.90%
Iran 27.00%
Brazil 26.20%
China 24.70%
Dominican Republic 20.20%
Paraguay 19.70%
North Macedonia 19.00%
Albania 14.90%
Costa Rica 13.70%
Thailand 13.10%
Turkey 12.60%
Serbia 12.00%
Romania 10.90%
Bulgaria 7.20%
Russia 4.20%
Maldives 3.90%
Belarus 2.40%
Turkey Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2019 12.60% 1.70%
2018 10.90% 0.00%
2017 10.90% -0.70%
2016 11.60% -2.10%
2015 13.70% 1.30%
2014 12.40% -1.40%
2013 13.80% -1.00%
2012 14.80% -1.10%
2011 15.90% -2.30%
2010 18.20% -1.00%
2009 19.20% 0.40%
2008 18.80% -3.50%
2007 22.30% -3.60%
2006 25.90% -2.50%
2005 28.40% -2.40%
2004 30.80% -11.20%
2003 42.00% 3.20%
2002 38.80% -4.00%
1994 42.80% -1.80%
1987 44.60% -1.80%