45 Countries Suffer Worse Poverty Than Gaza

At least 45 countries/territories have a higher rate of poverty than Gaza.  Once again, we’re disproving the Palestinian’s applications of Taqiyya and Goebbels-like propaganda.

By IsraelandStuff/PP

 

The total number of countries/territories ranked is 157, so Gaza has a lower poverty rate percentage-wise than 30% of all countries & territories worldwide.

Gaza market

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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.

Rank Country Population below poverty line (%)
1 Chad 80
2 Haiti 80
3 Liberia 80
4 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 71
5 Sierra Leone 70.2
6 Nigeria 70
7 Suriname 70
8 Swaziland 69
9 Zimbabwe 68
10 Burundi 68
11 Sao Tome and Principe 66.2
12 Zambia 64
13 Niger 63
14 Comoros 60
15 Honduras 60
16 Namibia 55.8
17 Guatemala 54
18 Mozambique 54
19 Senegal 54
20 Malawi 53
21 Mexico 51.3
22 Bolivia 51.3
23 South Sudan 50.6
24 South Africa 50
25 Madagascar 50
26 Kenya 50
27 Eritrea 50
28 Lesotho 49
29 Gambia, The 48.4
30 Cameroon 48
31 Guinea 47
32 Tajikistan 46.7
33 Burkina Faso 46.7
34 Sudan 46.5
35 Nicaragua 46.2
36 Yemen 45.2
37 Rwanda 44.9
38 Belize 43
39 Djibouti 42
40 Cote d’Ivoire 42
41 East Timor 41
42 Angola 40.5
43 Mauritania 40
44 Mongolia 39.2
45 Grenada 38
46 Gaza Strip 38%
47 Benin 37.4
48 Colombia 37.2
49 Papua New Guinea 37
50 El Salvador 36.5
51 Mali 36.1
52 Tanzania 36
53 Afghanistan 36
54 Armenia 35.8
55 Guyana 35
56 Ukraine 35
57 Paraguay 34.7
58 Dominican Republic 34.4
59 Kyrgyzstan 33.7
60 Burma 32.7
61 Togo 32
62 Bangladesh 31.51
63 Peru 31.3
64 Cambodia 31
65 Fiji 31
66 Macedonia 30.9
67 Botswana 30.3
68 Argentina 30
69 Cape Verde 30
70 Kosovo 30
71 Turkmenistan 30
72 India 29.8
73 Ethiopia 29.2
74 Dominica 29
75 Panama 29
76 Virgin Islands 28.9
77 Ecuador 28.6
78 Ghana 28.5
79 Lebanon 28
80 Venezuela 27.4
81 Belarus 27.1
82 Micronesia, Federated States of 26.7
83 Philippines 26.5
84 Laos 26
85 Uzbekistan 26
86 Nepal 25.2
87 Iraq 25
88 Uganda 24.5
89 Costa Rica 24.2
90 Tonga 24
91 Israel 23.6
92 Bhutan 23.2
93 Anguilla 23
94 Algeria 23
95 Guam 23
96 Pakistan 22.3
97 Moldova 21.9
98 Bulgaria 21.8
99 Brazil 21.4
100 Romania 21.1
101 Slovakia 21
102 Greece 20
103 Egypt 20
104 Spain 19.8
105 United Arab Emirates 19.5
106 Bermuda 19
107 Iran 18.7
108 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.6
109 Uruguay 18.6
110 West Bank 18.3
111 Croatia 18
112 Portugal 18
113 Estonia 17.5
114 Poland 17
115 Trinidad and Tobago 17
116 Turkey 16.9
117 Jamaica 16.5
118 Japan 16
119 Maldives 16
120 Germany 15.5
121 Belgium 15.2
122 Chile 15.1
123 United States 15.1
124 Morocco 15
125 Korea, South 15
126 Vietnam 14.5
127 Jordan 14.2
128 United Kingdom 14
129 Hungary 13.9
130 China 13.4
131 Denmark 13.4
132 Russia 13.1
133 Albania 12.5
134 Indonesia 12.5
135 Slovenia 12.3
136 Syria 11.9
137 Azerbaijan 11
138 Netherlands 10.5
139 Georgia 9.7
140 Canada 9.4
141 Bahamas, The 9.3
142 Greenland 9.2
143 Serbia 9.2
144 Czech Republic 9
145 Sri Lanka 8.9
146 Kazakhstan 8.2
147 Thailand 8.1
148 Mauritius 8
149 Switzerland 6.9
150 Montenegro 6.6
151 France 6.2
152 Austria 6
153 Ireland 5.5
154 Lithuania 4
155 Malaysia 3.8
156 Tunisia 3.8
157 Taiwan 1.16

 

Source: CIA World Factbook – Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

Information on Gaza page is accurate as of July 26, 2012

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