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Population Living Below $2 a Day, Developing Countries

The percentage of the population living below the specified poverty line: $2 a day—at 1985 international prices (equivalent to $2.15 at 1993 international prices), adjusted for purchasing power parity.

CountryPercentCountryPercentCountryPercent
Zambia92.4%Mongolia44.6%Honduras35.7%
Nigeria87.2Sierra Leone74.5Egypt43.9
Mali72.1Laos74.1Tajikistan42.8
Tanzania89.9Benin73.7Bolivia42.2
Burundi87.6Pakistan73.6Sri Lanka41.6
Niger85.8Burkina Faso71.8El Salvador40.6
Madagascar85.1Nepal68.5Trinidad and Tobago39.0
Central African Republic84.0Moldova20.8Ecuador40.8
Rwanda87.8Mauritania63.1South Africa34.1
Zimbabwe83.0Senegal56.2Paraguay29.8
Gambia82.9Kenya58.3Guatemala31.9
Bangladesh84.0Lesotho56.1Peru30.6
Nicaragua79.9Namibia55.8Armenia31.1
India80.4Indonesia52.4Venezuela40.1
Ghana78.5Cameroon50.6Georgia25.3
Mozambique74.1Botswana55.5Thailand25.2
Haiti78.0Côte d'Ivoire48.8Swaziland77.8
Ethiopia77.8Philippines43.0Kyrgyzstan21.4
Cambodia77.7China34.9Brazil21.2
Malawi62.9Yemen45.2Mexico20.4
Source: Human Development Report, 2007/2008, United Nations. Web: hdr.undp.org.

 

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