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Benin - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

40.1 (%) in 2015

In 2015, poverty rate at national poverty line for Benin was 40.1 %. Poverty rate at national poverty line of Benin increased from 37.5 % in 2006 to 40.1 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 2.07 %.

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What is poverty rate at national poverty line?

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.

What is Benin poverty rate at national poverty line?

Date Value Change, %
2015 40.1 10.77 %
2011 36.2 2.84 %
2010 35.2 6.67 %
2007 33.0 -12.00 %
2006 37.5