*What is the population below the poverty line?*

National estimates of the percentage of the population falling below the poverty line are based on
surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of
poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more
generous standards of poverty than poor nations.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Afghanistan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Afghanistan is 36 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Albania? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Albania is 12.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Algeria? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Algeria is 23 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Angola? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Angola is 40.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Anguilla? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Anguilla is 23 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Argentina? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Argentina is 30 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Armenia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Armenia is 26.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Austria? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Austria is 6 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Azerbaijan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Azerbaijan is 11 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Bahamas, The? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Bahamas, The is 9.3 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Bangladesh? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Bangladesh is 40 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Belarus? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Belarus is 27.1 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Belgium? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Belgium is 15.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Belize? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Belize is 43 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Benin? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Benin is 37.4 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Bermuda? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Bermuda is 19 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Bhutan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Bhutan is 23.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Bolivia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Bolivia is 30.3 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Bosnia and Herzegovina? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 18.6 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Botswana? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Botswana is 30.3 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Brazil? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Brazil is 26 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Bulgaria? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Bulgaria is 21.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Burkina Faso? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Burkina Faso is 46.4 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Burma? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Burma is 32.7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Burundi? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Burundi is 68 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Cambodia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Cambodia is 31 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Cameroon? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Cameroon is 48 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Canada? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Canada is 9.4 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Cape Verde? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Cape Verde is 30 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Chad? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Chad is 80 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Chile? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Chile is 11.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in China? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in China is 2.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Colombia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Colombia is 45.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Comoros? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Comoros is 60 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Congo, Democratic Republic of the? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Congo, Democratic Republic of the is 71 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Costa Rica? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Costa Rica is 16 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Cote d'Ivoire? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Cote d'Ivoire is 42 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Croatia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Croatia is 17 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Denmark? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Denmark is 12.1 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Djibouti? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Djibouti is 42 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Dominica? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Dominica is 30 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Dominican Republic? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Dominican Republic is 42.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Ecuador? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Ecuador is 33.1 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Egypt? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Egypt is 20 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in El Salvador? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in El Salvador is 37.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Eritrea? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Eritrea is 50 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Estonia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Estonia is 19.7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Ethiopia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Ethiopia is 38.7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Fiji? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Fiji is 25.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in France? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in France is 6.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Gaza Strip? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Gaza Strip is 70 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Georgia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Georgia is 31 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Germany? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Germany is 15.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Ghana? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Ghana is 28.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Greece? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Greece is 20 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Greenland? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Greenland is 9.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Grenada? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Grenada is 32 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Guatemala? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Guatemala is 56.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Guinea? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Guinea is 47 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Haiti? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Haiti is 80 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Honduras? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Honduras is 65 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Hungary? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Hungary is 13.9 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in India? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in India is 25 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Indonesia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Indonesia is 13.33 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Iran? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Iran is 18 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Iraq? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Iraq is 25 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Ireland? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Ireland is 5.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Israel? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Israel is 23.6 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Jamaica? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Jamaica is 16.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Japan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Japan is 15.7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Jordan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Jordan is 14.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Kazakhstan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Kazakhstan is 8.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Kenya? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Kenya is 50 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Korea, South? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Korea, South is 15 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Kosovo? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Kosovo is 30 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Kyrgyzstan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Kyrgyzstan is 40 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Laos? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Laos is 26 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Lebanon? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Lebanon is 28 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Lesotho? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Lesotho is 49 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Liberia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Liberia is 80 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Lithuania? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Lithuania is 4 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Macedonia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Macedonia is 28.7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Madagascar? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Madagascar is 50 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Malawi? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Malawi is 53 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Malaysia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Malaysia is 3.6 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Maldives? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Maldives is 16 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Mali? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Mali is 36.1 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Mauritania? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Mauritania is 40 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Mauritius? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Mauritius is 8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Mexico? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Mexico is 18.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Micronesia, Federated States of? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Micronesia, Federated States of is 26.7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Moldova? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Moldova is 26.3 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Mongolia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Mongolia is 36.1 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Montenegro? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Montenegro is 7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Morocco? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Morocco is 15 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Mozambique? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Mozambique is 70 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Namibia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Namibia is 55.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Nepal? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Nepal is 24.7 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Netherlands? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Netherlands is 10.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Nicaragua? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Nicaragua is 48 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Niger? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Niger is 63 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Nigeria? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Nigeria is 70 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Pakistan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Pakistan is 24 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Panama? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Panama is 25.6 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Papua New Guinea? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Papua New Guinea is 37 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Paraguay? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Paraguay is 18.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Peru? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Peru is 34.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Philippines? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Philippines is 32.9 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Poland? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Poland is 17 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Portugal? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Portugal is 18 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Romania? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Romania is 25 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Russia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Russia is 13.1 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Rwanda? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Rwanda is 60 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Sao Tome and Principe? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Sao Tome and Principe is 54 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Senegal? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Senegal is 54 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Serbia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Serbia is 8.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Sierra Leone? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Sierra Leone is 70.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Slovakia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Slovakia is 21 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Slovenia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Slovenia is 12.3 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in South Africa? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in South Africa is 50 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Spain? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Spain is 19.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Sri Lanka? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Sri Lanka is 23 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Sudan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Sudan is 40 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Suriname? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Suriname is 70 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Swaziland? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Swaziland is 69 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Switzerland? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Switzerland is 6.9 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Syria? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Syria is 11.9 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Taiwan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Taiwan is 1.16 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Tajikistan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Tajikistan is 53 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Tanzania? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Tanzania is 36 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Thailand? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Thailand is 9.6 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Timor-Leste? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Timor-Leste is 42 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Togo? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Togo is 32 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Tonga? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Tonga is 24 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Trinidad and Tobago? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Trinidad and Tobago is 17 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Tunisia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Tunisia is 3.8 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Turkey? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Turkey is 17.11 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Turkmenistan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Turkmenistan is 30 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Uganda? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Uganda is 35 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Ukraine? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Ukraine is 35 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in United Arab Emirates? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in United Arab Emirates is 19.5 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in United Kingdom? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in United Kingdom is 14 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in United States? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in United States is 15.1 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Uruguay? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Uruguay is 20.9 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Uzbekistan? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Uzbekistan is 26 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Venezuela? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Venezuela is 37.9 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Vietnam? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Vietnam is 10.6 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Virgin Islands? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Virgin Islands is 28.9 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in West Bank? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in West Bank is 46 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Yemen? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Yemen is 45.2 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Zambia? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Zambia is 64 percent.

** What is the percent of the population below the poverty line in Zimbabwe? **

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The percent of the population below the poverty line in Zimbabwe is 68 percent.