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Jamaica - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

19.9 (%) in 2012

In 2012, poverty rate at national poverty line for Jamaica was 19.9 %. Though Jamaica poverty rate at national poverty line fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1992 - 2012 period ending at 19.9 % in 2012.

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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 Jamaica poverty rate at national poverty line?

Date Value Change, %
2012 19.9 13.07 %
2010 17.6 6.67 %
2009 16.5 34.15 %
2008 12.3 24.24 %
2007 9.9 -30.77 %
2006 14.3 -3.38 %
2005 14.8 -12.43 %
2004 16.9 -11.52 %
2003 19.1 -3.05 %
2002 19.7 16.57 %
2001 16.9 -9.63 %
2000 18.7