Vietnam Poverty Rate 1992-2021

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.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2018 was 22.40%, a 4.8% decline from 2016.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2016 was 27.20%, a 7.8% decline from 2014.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2014 was 35.00%, a 5.8% decline from 2012.
  • Vietnam poverty rate for 2012 was 40.80%, a 6% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Nigeria 92.00%
Angola 88.50%
Pakistan 76.20%
Lao PDR 70.40%
Kyrgyz Republic 54.80%
Indonesia 53.20%
Honduras 50.40%
Philippines 46.90%
Georgia 42.50%
Mongolia 27.10%
El Salvador 26.30%
Bolivia 23.40%
Vietnam 22.40%
Moldova 12.80%
Ukraine 3.40%
Vietnam Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 22.40% -4.80%
2016 27.20% -7.80%
2014 35.00% -5.80%
2012 40.80% -6.00%
2010 46.80% -31.00%
2008 77.80% -2.10%
2006 79.90% -4.30%
2004 84.20% -4.80%
2002 89.00% 0.00%
1997 89.00% -5.30%
1992 94.30% -5.30%