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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line as a share of rural population

28.6 (%) in 2012

In 2012, rural poverty rate for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 28.6 %. Between 1997 and 2012, rural poverty rate of Lao People’s Democratic Republic was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 42.5 % in 1997 to 28.6 % in 2012.

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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 Lao People’s Democratic Republic rural poverty rate?

Date Value Change, %
2012 28.6 -9.78 %
2007 31.7 -15.69 %
2002 37.6 -11.53 %
1997 42.5