Poverty in the Philippines
Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in the Philippines and compare poverty indicators among countries in Southeast Asia.
- In the Philippines, 21.6% of the population lives below the national poverty line in 2015.
- In the Philippines, the proportion of employed population below $1.90 purchasing power parity a day in 2012 is 10.8%.
- For every 1,000 babies born in the Philippines in 2015, 22 die before their first birthday.