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Jamaica - Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line as a share of rural population

25.1 (%) in 2002

In 2002, rural poverty rate for Jamaica was 25.1 %. Though Jamaica rural poverty rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1991 - 2002 period ending at 25.1 % in 2002.

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What is rural poverty rate?

Rural poverty rate is the percentage of the rural population living below the national rural poverty line.

What is Jamaica rural poverty rate?

Date Value Change, %
2002 25.1 4.15 %
2001 24.1 -3.98 %
2000 25.1 14.09 %
1999 22.0 12.82 %
1998 19.5 -53.79 %
1992 42.2 -33.96 %
1991 63.9