Vietnam Poverty Rate 1992-2024

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.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2020 was 18.70%, a 3.5% decline from 2018.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2018 was 22.20%, a 4.9% decline from 2016.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2016 was 27.10%, a 7.8% decline from 2014.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2014 was 34.90%, a 5.8% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Kyrgyz Republic 67.60%
Indonesia 60.70%
Georgia 58.30%
Vietnam 18.70%
Bolivia 17.30%
Ukraine 7.10%
Vietnam Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2020 18.70% -3.50%
2018 22.20% -4.90%
2016 27.10% -7.80%
2014 34.90% -5.80%
2012 40.70% -6.00%
2010 46.70% -31.00%
2008 77.70% -2.10%
2006 79.80% -4.40%
2004 84.20% -4.70%
2002 88.90% -0.10%
1997 89.00% -5.30%
1992 94.30% -5.30%