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Afghanistan35.8% (2011 est.)
Albania14.3% (2012 est.)
Algeria23% (2006 est.)
American SamoaNA%
AndorraNA%
Angola40.5% (2006 est.)
Anguilla23% (2002 est.)
Antigua and BarbudaNA%
Argentina32.2%
note: data are based on private estimates (2016 est.)
Armenia32% (2013 est.)
ArubaNA%
AustraliaNA%
Austria4% (2014 est.)
Azerbaijan4.9% (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The9.3% (2010 est.)
BahrainNA%
Bangladesh31.5% (2010 est.)
BarbadosNA%
Belarus5.7% (2016 est.)
Belgium15.1% (2013 est.)
Belize41% (2013 est.)
Benin36.2% (2011 est.)
Bermuda11% (2008 est.)
Bhutan13.3% (2012 est.)
Bolivia38.6%
note: based on percent of population living on less than the international standard of $2/day (2011 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina17.2% (2011 est.)
Botswana30.3% (2003 est.)
Brazil"3.7%
note: approximately 4% of the population are below the ""extreme"" poverty line (2016 est.)
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British Virgin IslandsNA%
BruneiNA%
Bulgaria22% (2015 est.)
Burkina Faso40.1% (2009 est.)
Burma25.6% (2016 est.)
Burundi64.6% (2014 est.)
Cambodia17.7% (2012 est.)
Cameroon30% (2001 est.)
Canada9.4%
note: this figure is the Low Income Cut-Off, a calculation that results in higher figures than found in many comparable economies; Canada does not have an official poverty line (2008 est.)
Cape Verde30% (2000 est.)
Cayman IslandsNA%
Central African RepublicNA%
Chad46.7% (2011 est.)
Chile14.4% (2013)
China3.3%
note: in 2011, China set a new poverty line at RMB 2300 (approximately US $400)
(2016 est.)
Colombia27.8% (2015 est.)
Comoros44.8% (2004 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the63% (2012 est.)
Congo, Republic of the46.5% (2011 est.)
Cook IslandsNA%
Costa Rica21.7% (2014 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire46.3% (2015 est.)
Croatia19.5% (2014 est.)
CubaNA%
CyprusNA%
Czech Republic9.7% (2015 est.)
Denmark13.4% (2011 est.)
Djibouti23%
note: percent of population below $1.25 per day at purchasing power parity (2015 est.)
Dominica29% (2009 est.)
Dominican Republic30.5% (2016 est.)
East Timor41.8% (2014 est.)
Ecuador25.6% (December 2013 est)
Egypt25.2% (2011 est.)
El Salvador34.9% (2015 est.)
Equatorial Guinea44% (2011 est.)
Eritrea50% (2004 est.)
Estonia21.3% (2015 est.)
Ethiopia29.6% (2014 est.)
European Union9.8%
note: see individual country entries of member states (2013 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)NA%
Faroe Islands4.2% (2012 est.)
Fiji31% (2009 est.)
FinlandNA%
France14% (2013 est.)
French Polynesia19.7% (2009 est.)
Gabon34.3% (2015 est.)
Gambia, The48.4% (2010 est.)
Gaza Strip30%
note: data exclude the West Bank (2011 est.)
Georgia9.2% (2010 est.)
Germany16.7% (2015 est.)
Ghana24.2% (2013 est.)
GibraltarNA%
Greece36% (2014 est.)
Greenland16.2% (2015 est.)
Grenada38% (2008 est.)
Guam23% (2001 est.)
Guatemala59.3% (2014 est.)
GuernseyNA%
Guinea47% (2006 est.)
Guinea-Bissau67% (2015 est.)
Guyana35% (2006 est.)
Haiti58.5% (2012 est.)
Holy See (Vatican City)NA%
Honduras29.6% (2014)
Hong Kong19.6% (2012 est.)
Hungary14.9% (2015 est.)
IcelandNA%
note: 332,100 families (2011 est.)
India21.9% (2011 est.)
Indonesia10.9% (2016 est.)
Iran18.7% (2007 est.)
Iraq23% (2014 est.)
Ireland8.2% (2013 est.)
Isle of ManNA%
Israel22%
note: Israel's poverty line is $7.30 per person per day (2014 est.)
Italy29.9% (2012 est.)
Jamaica16.5% (2009 est.)
Japan16.1% (2013 est.)
JerseyNA%
Jordan14.2% (2002 est.)
Kazakhstan2.7% (2015 est.)
Kenya43.4% (2012 est.)
KiribatiNA%
Korea, NorthNA%
Korea, South12.5% (2015 est.)
Kosovo30% (2013 est.)
KuwaitNA%
Kyrgyzstan32.1% (2015 est.)
Laos22% (2013 est.)
Latvia25.5% (2015)
Lebanon28.6% (2004 est.)
Lesotho57% (2016 est.)
Liberia54.1% (2014 est.)
LibyaNA%
note: about one-third of Libyans live at or below the national poverty line
LiechtensteinNA%
Lithuania22.2% (2015 est.)
LuxembourgNA%
MacauNA%
Macedonia21.5% (2015 est.)
Madagascar70.7% (2012 est.)
Malawi50.7% (2010 est.)
Malaysia3.8% (2009 est.)
Maldives16% (2008 est.)
Mali36.1% (2005 est.)
Malta16.3% (2015 est.)
Marshall IslandsNA%
Mauritania31% (2014 est.)
Mauritius8% (2006 est.)
Mexico46.2%
note: from a food-based definition of poverty; asset-based poverty amounted to more than 47% (2014 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of26.7% (2000 est.)
Moldova20.8% (2013 est.)
MonacoNA%
Mongolia21.6% (2014 est.)
Montenegro8.6% (2013 est.)
MontserratNA%
Morocco15% (2007 est.)
Mozambique46.1% (2015 est.)
Namibia28.7% (2010 est.)
NauruNA%
Nepal25.2% (2011 est.)
Netherlands8.8% (2015 est.)
New Caledonia17% (2008)
New ZealandNA%
Nicaragua29.6% (2015 est.)
Niger45.4% (2014 est.)
Nigeria70% (2010 est.)
NiueNA%
Northern Mariana IslandsNA%
NorwayNA%
OmanNA%
Pakistan29.5% (FY2013 est.)
PalauNA%
Panama23% (2015 est.)
Papua New Guinea37% (2002 est.)
Paraguay22.2% (2015 est.)
Peru22.7% (2014 est.)
Philippines21.6% (2015 est.)
Poland17.6% (2015 est.)
Portugal19% (2015 est.)
Puerto RicoNA%
QatarNA%
Romania22.4% (2012 est.)
Russia13.3% (2015 est.)
Rwanda39.1% (2015 est.)
Saint HelenaNA%
Saint Kitts and NevisNA%
Saint LuciaNA%
Saint Pierre and MiquelonNA%
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesNA%
SamoaNA%
San MarinoNA%
Sao Tome and Principe66.2% (2009 est.)
Saudi ArabiaNA%
Senegal46.7% (2011 est.)
Serbia8.9% (2014 est.)
Seychelles39.3% (2013 est.)
Sierra Leone70.2% (2004 est.)
SingaporeNA%
Slovakia12.3% (2015 est.)
Slovenia14.3% (2015 est.)
Solomon IslandsNA%
SomaliaNA%
South Africa16.6% (2016 est.)
South Sudan50.6% (2009 est.)
Spain21.1% (2012 est.)
Sri Lanka6.7% (2012 est.)
Sudan46.5% (2009 est.)
Suriname70% (2002 est.)
Swaziland63% (2010 est.)
Sweden15% (2014 est.)
Switzerland6.6% (2014 est.)
Syria82.5% (2014 est.)
Taiwan1.5% (2012 est.)
Tajikistan31.5% (2016 est.)
Tanzania22.8% (2015 est.)
Thailand7.2% (2015 est.)
Togo55.1% (2015 est.)
TokelauNA%
Tonga24% (FY03/04 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago20% (2014 est.)
Tunisia15.5% (2010 est.)
Turkey21.9% (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan0.2% (2012 est.)
Turks and Caicos IslandsNA%
Tuvalu26.3% (2010 est.)
Uganda19.7% (2013 est.)
Ukraine24.1% (2010 est.)
United Arab Emirates19.5% (2003 est.)
United Kingdom15% (2013 est.)
United States15.1% (2010 est.)
Uruguay9.7% (2015 est.)
Uzbekistan14% (2016 est.)
VanuatuNA%
Venezuela19.7% (2015 est.)
Vietnam11.3% (2012 est.)
Virgin Islands28.9% (2002 est.)
Wallis and FutunaNA%
West Bank18% (2011 est.)
Western SaharaNA%
Yemen54% (2014 est.)
Zambia60.5% (2010 est.)
Zimbabwe72.3% (2012 est.)

Source: CIA Factbook