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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

23.4 (%) in 2012

In 2012, poverty rate at national poverty line for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 23.4 %. Poverty rate at national poverty line of Lao People’s Democratic Republic fell gradually from 39.1 % in 1997 to 23.4 % 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 Lao People’s Democratic Republic poverty rate at national poverty line?

Date Value Change, %
2012 23.4 -15.22 %
2007 27.6 -17.61 %
2002 33.5 -14.32 %
1997 39.1