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

10.6 (%) in 2002

In 2002, urban poverty rate for Jamaica was 10.6 %. Though Jamaica urban poverty rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1991 - 2002 period ending at 10.6 % in 2002.

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What is urban poverty rate?

Urban poverty rate is the percentage of the urban population living below the national urban poverty line.

What is Jamaica urban poverty rate?

Date Value Change, %
2002 10.6 7.07 %
2001 9.9 -21.43 %
2000 12.6 13.51 %
1999 11.1 101.82 %
1998 5.5 -75.88 %
1992 22.8 41.61 %
1991 16.1