Swaziland - Poverty headcount ratio

Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day (PPP) (% of population)

Definition: Population below $2 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $2.00 a day at 2005 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

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Year Value
1995 89.31
2001 81.02
2010 60.40

Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population)

Definition: Population below $1.25 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.25 a day at 2005 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.

Source: World Bank, Development Research Group. Data are based on primary household survey data obtained from government statistical agencies and World Bank country departments. Data for high-income economies are from the Luxembourg Income Study database. For more information and methodology, please see PovcalNet (http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet/index.htm).

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Year Value
1995 78.59
2001 62.85
2010 40.63

Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line (% of population)

Definition: National poverty rate is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

Source: World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.

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Year Value
2001 69.20
2010 63.00

Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line (% of rural population)

Definition: Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.

Source: World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.

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Year Value
2001 79.70
2010 73.10

Poverty headcount ratio at urban poverty line (% of urban population)

Definition: Urban poverty rate is the percentage of the urban population living below the national urban poverty line.

Source: World Bank, Global Poverty Working Group. Data are based on World Bank's country poverty assessments and country Poverty Reduction Strategies.

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Year Value
2001 35.50
2010 31.10

Classification

Topic: Poverty Indicators

Sub-Topic: Poverty rates