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Percentage of population below national poverty line

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Population below national poverty line, rural, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199353.91
199468.92
200360.52

Population below national poverty line, total, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199349.21
199466.62
200356.62

Population below national poverty line, urban, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199436.72
200341.52

Footnotes:

  1. Lesotho Poverty Assessment. Urban head count (Maseru 28.14% and Other urban 26.84%). Urban poverty gap (Maseru 12.8% and Othe rurban 12.06%)
  2. World Bank: Sharing Growth by Reducing Inequality and Vulnerability: Choices for Change, A Poverty, Gender, and Social Assessment

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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