Trends in CBN Poverty Measures
Survey Year Lower Poverty Line Upper Poverty Line Annual Change (in %)
National Rural Urban National Rural Urban National Rural Urban
Head count rate(p0):
               
1991-92 42.7 23.3 46.0 58.8 44.9 61.2 - - -
               
1995-96 34.4 13.7 38.5 51.0 29.4 55.2     (1.95)     (3.88)    (1.50)
               
2000 33.7 19.1 37.4 49.8 36.6 53.0     (0.27)      1.60    (0.49)
               
2005 25.1 28.6 14.6 40.0 43.8 28.4     (2.45)      1.80    (6.15)
               
2010 17.6 21.1 7.7 31.5 35.2 21.3     (2.13)     (2.15)    (1.78)
                 
*2016 12.9 14.9 7.6 24.3 26.4 18.9     (1.80)     (2.20)    (0.60)
                   
*Data for 2016 is from HIES 2016 preliminary report publised by BBS.
Source:  BBS