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Percentage of population below national poverty line

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Population below national poverty line, rural, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199129.51
199630.91
200224.71
200715.71

Population below national poverty line, total, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199126.11
199628.81
200222.71
200715.21

Population below national poverty line, urban, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199116.31
1996141
20027.91
20076.71

Footnotes:

  1. National Source; Poverty Indicators - Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2006/07 by Department of Census and Statistics. Ministry of Finance and Planning. ISSN 1391-4695 (March 2008)

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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