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Poverty in Nepal

Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in Nepal and compare poverty indicators among countries in South Asia.

Poverty Data: Nepal

Country Year Percent (%)
Bangladesh 2010 31.5
Bhutan 2012 12.0
India 2011 21.9
Maldives 2009 15.0
Nepal 2010 25.2
Sri Lanka 2012 6.7
Country Year Percent (%)
Bangladesh 2010 73.5
Bhutan 2012 4.5
India 2012 17.9
Maldives 2010 6.6
Nepal 2010 12.5
Sri Lanka 2013 4.2
Country Year Percent (%)
Bangladesh 2015 31
Bhutan 2015 27
India 2015 38
Maldives 2015 7
Nepal 2015 29
Sri Lanka 2015 8

Source: Basic Statistics 2017