Middle East and North Africa: Poverty, Inequality and Country Classification Data

Country

GNI per
Capita
(PPP,
current
internati
onal $)

Year

Algeria

8,110

2009

Bahrain
Djibouti

33,690
2,480

2008
2009

5,680

2009

Iran

11,470

2009

Iraq

3,330

2009

Israel

27,110

2009

Jordan

5,730

2009

Kuwait

53,890

2007

Lebanon

13,400

2009

Libya

16,400

2009

Malta
Morocco

22,640
4,400

2007
2009

Oman
Qatar

24,530
...

2008

Saudi
Arabia
Syria

24,150

2008

4,620

2009

Tunisia

7,810

2009

Egypt

LIC/MIC/H
IC

MIC
(Upper)
HIC
MIC
(Lower)
MIC
(Lower)
MIC
(Upper)
MIC
(Lower)
HIC

Not Free

...

...

...

...

...

GNI
to
Poo
rest
20
%
...

Not Free
Not Free

Negative
Negative

...
0.1

...
19%

...
47%

2002

...
40

...
6%

...
47%

Not Free

Negative

1.5

2%

42%

2005

32

9%

42%

Not Free

Negative

1.4

2%

45%

2005

38

6%

45%

Not Free

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

Free

...

...

...

45%

2001

39

6%

45%

MIC
(Lower)
HIC

Not Free

...

0.1

2%

45%

2006

38

7%

45%

Partly
Free
Partly
Free
Not Free

Negative

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

Free
Partly
Free
Not Free
Not Free

...
...

...
0.8

...
3%

...
48%

2007

...
41

...
7%

...
48%

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
52%

2007

...
41

...
4%

...
52%

HIC

Not Free

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

MIC
(Lower)
MIC

Not Free

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

Not Free

...

0.2

3%

47%

41

6%

47%

MIC
(Upper)
MIC
(Upper)
HIC
MIC
(Lower)
HIC
HIC

Freedom House Data
2010
Status of
Trend in
Political
Political
Freedom
Freedom

Poor People
Mills,
$1.2
5*

Year

200
2
200
5
200
5

200
6

200
7

200

%,
$1.2
5*

Gini

Multidimensi
onal
poor

Year

2000

GNI
to
Rich
est
20%

Yea
r

...

200
2
200
5
200
5

200
1
200
6

200
7
200
7

200

UAE
West
Bank
and
Gaza
Yemen

45,630
...

2004

(Lower)
HIC
MIC
(Lower)

0
Not Free
...

...
...

...
...

0

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

45%
2005
45% 200
MIC
Not Free
...
3.7
200
18%
38
7%
5
(Lower)
5
Sources: World Development Indicators; Freedom House (2011); Multidimensional Poverty Index, Oxford Poverty & Human Development
Initiative.
* Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population)
2,330

2009

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