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Poverty in Pakistan

Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in Pakistan and compare poverty indicators among countries in Central and West Asia.

Poverty Data: Pakistan

Share of Population Below the National Poverty Line (%)

Country 2015
Afghanistan 39.1
Armenia 29.8
Azerbaijan 4.9
Georgia 20.1
Kazakhstan 2.7
Kyrgyz Republic 32.1
Pakistan 29.5
Tajikistan 32.0
Turkmenistan no data
Uzbekistan 12.8

Employed Population below $1.90 Purchasing Power Parity a day (%)

Country 2012
Afghanistan no data
Armenia 2.2
Azerbaijan no data
Georgia 3.9
Kazakhstan 1.3
Kyrgyz Republic 4.3
Pakistan 8.6
Tajikistan 3.7
Turkmenistan no data
Uzbekistan no data

Infant Mortality Rate (deaths per 1,000 live births)

Country 2015
Afghanistan 66
Armenia 13
Azerbaijan 28
Georgia 11
Kazakhstan 13
Kyrgyz Republic 19
Pakistan 66
Tajikistan 39
Turkmenistan 44
Uzbekistan 34

Source: Basic Statistics 2017